Lost Benefit Process
When a household qualifies to have its benefits restored, act to correct the household’s benefit amount.
Follow these steps to correct the household’s eligibility.
- Correct the loss for future months.
- Exclude any amounts lost outside of the prior 12-month timeframe.
- Calculate the amount of SNAP benefits to restore.
- Offset any lost benefits against applicable overpayments.
- Restore the household’s lost benefits.