Memorandums and Practice Points

Food Stamp Memos

IM-10 AMOUNT OF MEDICAL DEDUCTION SECTION OF THE SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP) MANUAL UPDATED

FROM: KIM EVANS, DIRECTOR SUBJECT: AMOUNT OF MEDICAL DEDUCTION SECTION OF THE SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP) MANUAL UPDATED MANUAL REVISION # 1115.035.15.05   DISCUSSION: The Amount of Medical Deduction section of the SNAP manual was updated to remove a reference to an obsolete procedural guide, which contained outdated and incorrect information. The Excess Medical […]

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IM-09 INTRODUCING DECEASED MATCHES SECTION TO THE SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP) MANUAL

FROM: KIM EVANS, DIRECTOR SUBJECT: INTRODUCING DECEASED MATCHES SECTION TO THE SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP) MANUAL MANUAL REVISION # 1141.010.05   DISCUSSION: In order to prevent deceased individuals from receiving SNAP benefits, the agency compares SNAP household member data against information received in the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) Master Death File. When a match […]

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IM-08 BUDGETING GUIDE SECTION IN THE SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP) MANUAL UPDATED

FROM: KIM EVANS, DIRECTOR SUBJECT: BUDGETING GUIDE SECTION IN THE SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP) MANUAL UPDATED MANUAL REVISION # 1115.035.15.25   DISCUSSION: Section 1115.035.15.25 Budgeting Guide in the SNAP manual was updated to remove a reference to the Budgeting Medical Expenses Guide located in FSD Procedure Guides which is now obsolete as parts are […]

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IM-07 APPLICATION FOR SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP) (FS-1) UPDATE

FROM: KIM EVANS, DIRECTOR SUBJECT: APPLICATION FOR SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP) (FS-1) UPDATE FORM REVISION # FS-1 FS-1 (large print) FS-1 (AEM online application) FS-1 (Spanish) FS-1 (Dari) FS-1 (Pashto)   DISCUSSION: The FS-1 has been updated due to a Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) review finding. Section 6 has been updated with the […]

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IM-06 INTRODUCING UNCLEAR INFORMATION POLICY ADDED TO THE SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP) MANUAL

FROM: KIM EVANS, DIRECTOR SUBJECT: INTRODUCING UNCLEAR INFORMATION POLICY ADDED TO THE SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP) MANUAL MANUAL REVISION # 1141.000.00 1141.005.00 1141.010.00   DISCUSSION: New SNAP manual sections have been added for Unclear Information: • 1141.000.00 Unclear Information • 1141.005.00 When to Act on Unclear Information • 1141.010.00 Acting on Unclear Information from […]

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IM-05 FAMILY SUPPORT DIVISION (FSD) DOCUMENTS UPDATED TO USE CENTRALIZED ADDRESS AND FAX

FROM: KIM EVANS, DIRECTOR SUBJECT: FAMILY SUPPORT DIVISION (FSD) DOCUMENTS UPDATED TO USE CENTRALIZED ADDRESS AND FAX   DISCUSSION: FSD is moving to a centralized mail process beginning in January 2023. Updates include having participants submit most mail to a single mailing address and/or fax number. Participants can send applications, reviews, or other information to: […]

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IM-04 CENTRALIZED MAIL LAUNCH

FROM: KIM EVANS, DIRECTOR SUBJECT: CENTRALIZED MAIL LAUNCH   DISCUSSION: Effective January 18, 2023, Family Support Division (FSD) has launched the Centralized Mail project. Centralized Mail will allow staff to focus on critical FSD functions and provide a single return address for most documents. Most general mail and faxed documents will be processed and scanned […]

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IM-03 DISQUALIFICATION PENALTIES UPDATE IN THE SUPPLMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP) MANUAL AND UPDATES TO ADMINISTRATIVE DISQUALIFICATION HEARING FORMS IM-160, IM-161, AND IM-161A AND INSTRUCTIONS

FROM: KIM EVANS, DIRECTOR SUBJECT: DISQUALIFICATION PENALTIES UPDATE IN THE SUPPLMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP) MANUAL AND UPDATES TO ADMINISTRATIVE DISQUALIFICATION HEARING FORMS IM-160, IM-161, AND IM-161A AND INSTRUCTIONS MANUAL REVISION # 1145.010.10 1145.010.25 1145.015.00 FORM REVISION # IM-160 IM-161 IM-161A   DISCUSSION: 1145.010.10 WIU Recommends Administrative Disqualification SNAP policy was updated to reflect the […]

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IM-02 ADDITIONAL SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP) AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE MANUAL SECTIONS UPDATED

FROM: KIM EVANS, DIRECTOR SUBJECT: ADDITIONAL SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP) AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE MANUAL SECTIONS UPDATED MANUAL REVISION # 1120.025.10 1135.005.15.05 1135.005.25.05   DISCUSSION: Sections 1120.025.10 Disqualified Authorized Representative, 1135.005.15.05 Eligibility Determination, and 1135.005.25.05 Eligibility Determination of the SNAP manual were updated with current terms and to remove references to FAMIS. The Representative (FMMP) screen […]

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IM-149 SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP) SHELTER EXPENSE CHANGES NOT REPORTED WITH ADDRESS CHANGE MANUAL UPDATE

FROM: KIM EVANS, DIRECTOR SUBJECT: SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP) SHELTER EXPENSE CHANGES NOT REPORTED WITH ADDRESS CHANGE MANUAL UPDATE MANUAL REVISION # 1105.005.00 1115.035.25.20     DISCUSSION: When a SNAP household reports a new address, if the new shelter expense information was not reported with the address change the agency must investigate changes in […]

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