ACIN I-79-06 – Requirement to Include Notice of Missed Interview in the Food Stamp Denial Cases (October 31, 2006)

A bit of a roundabout way of passing on info that Regs@LSNC has not seen before. Turns out when the county wants to deny a Food Stamps application for failure of the household to attend the application interview, it must send a notice stating that the household must schedule a new meeting. This letter reminds counties that the DENIAL is incorrect if they cannot document that they sent this notice, and will count as an error rate. Sounds like a defense to the denial, too, if the household doesn’t get the notice and reapplies after the 30 days … [Download]