Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Manual

1142.065.00 Closing a Claim

IM-65 July 12, 2023; IM-142 December 2, 2005

A claim is closed by the system if the claim is paid in full.

Designated staff will close a claim for the following reasons.

  • A court order or administrative ruling eliminates the claim
  • The claim is written off
  • The claim is compromised
  • The claim is transferred to another state
  • An order has been issued in a bankruptcy, which stops the agency from collecting the debt

Refer to policy 1142.060.00 Terminating a Claim.

For instructions see CARS User Guide Terminating or Closing a Claim.