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Resource | Research, Analysis & Background | Assessing/Improving Operations Promising Approaches and Challenges for SNAP State Agencies in Implementing Corrective Action Plans

This study reviewed corrective action plans (CAPs) for payment error rate, case and procedural error rate and quality control completion rate from eight states and describes the approaches used to develop, implement, and monitor CAPs. The study also identified challenges and promising practices and provided recommendations for improving states' ability to conduct corrective action activities.

Resource | Data SNAP Data Tables
Resource | Info Sheets Broad-Based Categorical Eligibility (BBCE)

Broad-based categorical eligibility is a policy that makes most households categorically eligible for SNAP because they qualify for a non-cash TANF or state maintenance of effort funded benefit.

Resource | Technical Assistance SNAP Case and Procedural Error Rates

Case and procedural error rates assesses the accuracy of state agency actions in cases in which applicants were denied, terminated, or suspended and did not receive benefits. 

Resource | Research, Analysis & Background | Food Security ERS Household Food Security in the U.S. 2022

​This report provides statistics on food security in U.S. households throughout 2022 based on the Current Population Survey Food Security Supplement data collected in December 2022.

Resource | Infographics Changes to the ABAWD Work Requirements

By law, adults without disabilities or dependents in their care – referred to as ABAWDs – are limited to three months of SNAP benefits in three years unless they meet the ABAWD-specific work requirements. Recent changes, linked to the end of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency and the Fiscal Responsibility Act, are reshaping these rules. 

Resource | Research, Analysis & Background | Impacts/Evaluations Evaluation of Technology Modernization for SNAP Benefit Redemption Through Online Transactions

​This study evaluated the implications of online SNAP benefit redemption on program integrity. In addition, the study gathered basic information about online benefit redemption, including the use in urban and rural settings.

Resource | Research, Analysis & Background | Benefit Content/Cost Analysis of Robotic Process Automation in SNAP: Three Case Studies

​This study examines the use of robotic process automation technologies by three state agencies—Georgia, New Mexico, and Connecticut—to administer SNAP.

Resource | Infographics SNAP Retailer Compliance

FNS monitors SNAP-authorized retailers and transaction data and investigates potential concerns as illustrated in this SNAP infographic highlighting retailer compliance.

Page updated: October 14, 2021