TANF Disqualification

TANF Fraud and Disqualification

Disqualification Coding

Disqualifications and Monetary Penalties

An important part of the claim establishment process is determining who is at fault. A claim is either the result of a DHS or household error. A household error claim may occur unintentionally through an honest mistake, or intentionally through misrepresentation of facts or fraud. SNAP and TANF household errors with fraudulent intent are called […]

Food Stamp Disqualification Screen

FSD – is an acronym for Food Stamp disqualification screen.  When a client is disqualified for food benefits due to fraud in any state, the FSD screen shows the date the disqualification began and the length of the disqualification period.  Policy regarding this term is located at: Public Assistance Procedures (SNAP):  340:65-3-4. Investigation of eligibility […]

Coding Household Members

Types of Household Members Coding examples for Household Tab in FACS concerning SNAP benefits are as follows. It is important to know what the IMS codes mean before they are matched with types of household members S/A Added to benefit section S/O Income/Resources are considered in benefit computation-individual not included S/N Income/Resources are not considered […]