FIS Enables States to Provide Online Grocery Shopping for SNAP Benefit Recipients
Through a pilot program, run by the
U.S. Department of Agriculture(USDA), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program(SNAP) benefit recipients can make online purchases of groceries through authorized retailers – such as Walmart and Amazon.
FIS has already enabled
Washington, Oregonand Nebraskawhich are now live on the pilot program.
Florida, California, Idahoand Arizonaare expected to be operational with online shopping capabilities in the coming weeks.
As a leading provider of Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) processing services for state-administered SNAP benefits, FIS has enabled
Through the USDA’s pilot program, SNAP recipients in participating states can use their EBT cards to make online purchases of groceries through authorized retailers, including Walmart and Amazon. Typically, EBT cards could only be used for purchases at the brick-and-mortar stores of participating retailers.
“In these times of need, it is critical that SNAP recipients and families be able to shop for the food they need from the convenience of their home,” said
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