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News by Topic: Income support and assistance

Jun 10, 2021 - The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is withdrawing the July 24, 2019, proposed rule titled Revision of Categorical Eligibility in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). This rule would have revised the categorical eligibility for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) block grant programs to households receiving ongoing and substantial benefits.
Source: Federal Register
Apr 23, 2021 - Notice from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) seeking comments on the re-establishment of a matching program between CMS and each state-based administering entity (AE), titled "Determining Eligibility for Enrollment in Applicable State Health Subsidy Programs Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act." The program will assist AEs in verifying individuals' eligibility for enrollment in applicable state health subsidy programs through an exchange established under Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Comments are due by May 24, 2021.
Source: Federal Register