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Q&As Concerning SNAP - NAC Interim Final Rule

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DATE:February 13, 2023
SUBJECT:Questions and Answers Concerning the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) - National Accuracy Clearinghouse (NAC) Interim Final Rule
TO:Regional Directors
All Regions

The attached questions and answers address the interim final rule, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: Requirement for Interstate Data Matching to Prevent Duplicate Issuances, also known as the NAC interim final rule. This memorandum covers questions related to provisions in the rule, system implementation, and rollout.

The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is releasing this memorandum in response to questions received to date. FNS anticipates releasing additional question and answer documents in the future, as NAC implementation progresses. Please distribute this guidance to your state agencies and advise them to contact their respective FNS regional offices with questions or requests for technical assistance. FNS regional offices should contact Maribelle Balbes at with any questions concerning this memorandum.

Rachel Frisk
Program Administration and Nutrition Division
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program


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