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OLGT 2018-63: SNAP: Housing Authority Medical Expense Verification Clarification

Date: 
08/24/2018
Author: 
DTA

Housing Authority documents offer clients an easy and expedited way to verify their medical expenses for SNAP purposes, as they have already verified the expenses for their housing determination. 
 
It is important to note that the Department cannot limit or prescribe the source of verification that may be provided, but staff must take care to emphasize this option to support clients and reduce the administrative burden on staff.  
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