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Field Reports

Intra-Agency Barriers to Food Stamps: Maximizing Benefits for Elders and Persons with Disabilities in Massachusetts

David Pope, Emerson Fellow
Published 2006

Boston, Massachusetts

Intra-Agency Barriers to Food Stamps: Maximizing Benefits for Elders and Persons with Disabilities in Massachusetts is a summary of suggestions from advocates on ways to improve enrollment of elders and persons with disabilities in Massachusetts’ Food Stamp Program.  The report includes correspondence with state officials, suggestions on how to expand the medical expense deduction, and a review of a recent food stamp demonstration project that targets special populations.

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Publication tags: Field Reports - Chronic or Life Challenging Illness, Domestic Federal Nutrition Programs, Health, Nutrition and Hunger, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)/Food Stamps - Advocates (including legal advocates), People with Disabilities, Seniors, SNAP/Food Stamp Recipients

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David Pope

Emerson Fellow,