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Clarifications on Work Requirements, ABAWDs, and E&T

The Office of lnspector General's (OIG) 2016 Audit Report, Food and Nutrition Service Controls over SNAP Benefits for Able Bodied Adults without Dependents (ABAWD), recommended that the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) perform analysis to identify problematic areas for states in terms of ABAWD policy and then provide states with additional best practices to address those areas. FNS has performed the recommended analysis and has determined that states and other stakeholders would benefit most from additional guidance in two general areas: ABAWD policy's interaction with other SNAP work-related policies and "tracking" participation for ABAWDs.

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Guide to Improving Notices of Adverse Action

The guide allows you to (1) evaluate NOAAs to see how well they work for clients; and (2) improve them using proven plain language and information design techniques. In addition, the guide contains models for general notices—providing you with some basic language and formatting examples that can be adapted to notices.

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SNAP - Clarification of Comparable Disqualification

This memorandum provides clarification of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) comparable disqualification policy.

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Deadline for Issuing a Notice of Adverse Action

The purpose of this memorandum is to clarify the meaning of within 10 days.

Resource | Policy Memos | CACFP26-2011
Guidance on Multiple Terminations and Disqualification of CACFP Institutions

This memorandum clarifies the Child and Adult Care Food Program termination process and provides guidance on steps that can be taken if additional information becomes available subsequent to the termination of an institution.

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Food Stamp Comparable Disqualifications

The following memo gives guidance on disqualifying a member of a food stamp household from the Food Stamp Program when that person fails to do something required by another public assistance program.