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SNAP Payment Error Rates

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Payment Accuracy and Program Integrity
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The individual state payment error rates measure the accuracy of each state’s eligibility and benefit determinations while the national performance measure or national payment error rate represents the average of these rates, weighted by state caseload sizes. Payment errors include both underpayments and overpayments.

Payment Error Rates by Fiscal Year
Page updated: November 08, 2023