Food Stamps

1142.065.00 Closing A Claim

IM-#142 December 2, 2005

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

Division of Legal Services (DLS) and Food Stamp Program and Policy Unit 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.

County staff cannot close a claim. Refer to policy regarding Terminating a Claim.

For instructions see CARS User Guide TERMINATING OR CLOSING A CLAIM.