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HHSC announces changes to state SNAP program

In the wake of COVID-19, the state of Texas has modified its SNAP program to better assist needy families during the pandemic. The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) announced it is waiving renewal requirements for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Medicaid clients. The state of Texas is also waiving SNAP interview requirements. “During this difficult time, we’re making sure Texans in need continue to receive their food and medical benefits without the added worry of having to renew their coverage in the midst of a crisis,” said Wayne Salter, HHS Deputy Executive Commissioner for Access and Eligibility Services in ...

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