STATE OF ALASKA
Department of Health and Social Services
Division of Public Assistance
TRANSMITTAL NUMBER: 2017-03
MANUAL: Alaska Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
DATE: December 1, 2017
This update expanded and clarified information regarding identity verification and aligned the SNAP qualified alien policy with other manuals. Other changes are either technical in nature or clarifications that are the results of policy questions or suggestions from the field.
Highlights of these and other policy revisions are described below. If you have any questions, please contact the Policy & Program Development team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
OVERVIEW OF CHANGES
MS 600-2 DEFINITIONS
Corrected link to Federal minimum wage.
MS 602-1 C. IDENTITY
Expanded and clarified information regarding identity verification.
MS 602-1 D. US CITIZENSHIP AND ELIGIBLE ALIEN STATUS
Aligned qualified alien policy and people exempt from “5-Year” waiting period with other manuals
MS 605-3B EXPEDITED SERVICE
Clarified that postponed interviews are treated the same as other postponed verifications. If the client's interview is postponed and they "no-show" for the scheduled interview, they cannot have their interview postponed again.