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Accession Number PB2013-108327
Title Enhancing Supplmental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Certification: SNAP Modernization Efforts.
Publication Date Jun 2010
Media Count 98p
Personal Author A. Stanczyk C. O'Brien G. Rowe L. Eyster N. Pindus R. Koralek S. Hall
Abstract The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) contracted with the Urban Institute to conduct a comprehensive study of state efforts to modernize the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The goals of this descriptive study were to develop a comprehensive, national inventory of efforts of states to modernize certification and recertification processes in SNAP, to identify successful modernization efforts and promising practices that can potentially be replicated, and to share information to help avoid implementation pitfalls and failures among states currently planning similar kinds of modernization initiatives. This study explores factors that led to implementation of modernization activities and shifts in business practices and systematically describes these changes and their effects on both client and staff experiences, although it is not possible to attribute outcomes to specific changes. It also identifies crosscutting themes and patterns across modernization efforts.
Keywords Businesses
Certification
Federal assistance programs
Implementation
Low income groups
Management planning and control
Modernization
Nutrition assistance programs
States(United States)
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program(SNAP)


 
Source Agency Food and Nutrition Service
NTIS Subject Category 91K - Social Services
43C - Human Resources
92C - Social Concerns
70B - Management Practice
Corporate Author Urban Inst., Washington, DC.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1318
Contract Number GS23F8198H

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