TANF Broad Based Categorical Eligibility rules that apply to SNAP

Metadata Updated: May 2, 2019

Broad-based categorical eligibility (BBCE) is a policy that makes most households categorically eligible for SNAP because they qualify for a non-cash Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) or State maintenance of effort (MOE) funded benefit. The chart below shows which States implemented BBCE, the programs that confer BBCE, the asset limit of the TANF/MOE program, and the gross income limit of the TANF/MOE program. BBCE cannot limit eligibility. Households with seniors or disabled members that are not eligible for the program that confers categorical eligibility may apply for and receive SNAP under regular SNAP rules. Under regular program rules, households with elderly or disabled members do not need to meet the gross income limit, but must meet the net income limit.

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Metadata Created Date March 8, 2016
Metadata Updated Date May 2, 2019

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Metadata Created Date March 8, 2016
Metadata Updated Date May 2, 2019
Publisher Food and Nutrition Service
Unique Identifier USDA-FNS-105
Mary Rose Conroy
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Data Last Modified 2018-10-01
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