More than 47 million people rely on SNAP benefits to obtain healthy food — but it is estimated that in recent years more than $1 million in benefits were paid to people who were not actually eligible for
64% of Florida’s Medicaid clients also have SNAP or TANF. Putting identity management solutions on the front-end of the enrollment process when applying for state benefit programs could help states eliminate millions in fraud, waste and abuse across multiple programs like Florida Department of Children and Families.
According to an article posted on TurnTo10.com, one out of every 20 food stamp transactions is fraudulent.
Statistics show that the impact to the food stamp program from improper payments added up to more than $2.6 billion in 2013.
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A recent U.S. Department of Agriculture report on "trafficking" in the food stamp program highlights abuse and fraud. Between 2009 and 2011, about $858 million worth of food stamps were traded at a discount for cash.
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The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the annual expenditure for food by an individual in 2012 was approx. $3,900. The Democrat & Chronicle writes of a grocery store operator who received food stamps totaling nearly twice that. Learn More >>
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