Resource | Notices
CFR Correction - Performance Reporting System

In Title 7 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Parts 210 to 299, revised as of Jan. 1, 2015, on page 944, in § 275.11, in paragraph (g), remove the fourth sentence which reads ‘‘However, all results of reviews of active and negative demonstration project/SSA processed cases shall be excluded from the determination of State agencies’ active and negative case error rates, payment error rates, and under-issuance error rates as described in § 275.23(c).’’

Resource | Policy Memos
Deductible Excess Medical Expenses

On November 23, 2015 the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Program Development Division (PDD) issued a memo in response to multiple inquiries received regarding the SNAP excess medical expense deduction for elderly and disabled households. FNS is reissuing this memo.

Resource | Policy Memos
ABAWD Time Limit Policy and Program Access Memo

This memorandum provides guidance to States in taking the balanced approach necessary to properly implement the SNAP time limit for able-bodied adults without dependents (ABAWD).

Resource | Final Rule
Final Rule: SNAP Agricultural Act of 2014 Nondiscretionary Provisions

This final rule excludes medical marijuana from being treated as an allowable medical expense for the purposes of determining the excess medical expense deduction under SNAP.

Resource | Policy Memos
SNAP FY 2016 Cost of Living Adjustments

This memorandum provides the fiscal year (FY) 2016 Cost-of-Living Adjustments (COLA) to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) maximum allotments, income eligibility standards, and deductions. Under the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008, as amended, COLAs are effective as of Oct. 1, 2015.

Resource | Comment Request
Food Program and Reporting System (FPRS)

In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice invites the general public and other public agencies to comment on a proposed information collection, which is a revision of a currently approved form. The purpose of the Food Programs Reporting System (FPRS) is to facilitate data gathering for the reporting of data for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and the Special Nutrition Programs.

Resource | Policy Memos
SNAP Recertification Interview Scheduling Memo

This memorandum clarifies Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) policy regarding recertification interview scheduling.

Resource | Policy Memos
SNAP FY 2016 Federal Areas for Management Evaluations

The purpose of this memo is to transmit national target areas and procedures for Management Evaluations (MEs) for  FY 2016.  The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), with input from the regional offices , has identified four national target areas for the ROs to review.

Resource | Policy Memos
SNAP - FY 2016 State Target Areas for Management Evaluations (MEs)

The purpose of this memo is to transmit national target areas and procedures for Management Evaluation s(MEs) for fiscal year (FY) 2016. The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), with input from the Regional Offices (ROs), has identified four national target areas for the ROs to review.

Resource | Policy Memos
Same Sex Marriage and SNAP Mandatory Household States Memo

This memorandum restates the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) policy on the treatment of same-sex marriages with regard to Section 3(m)(2) of the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008, as amended.