PM 23-02-02-c: Inadvertent Household Error (IHE)

WAG 23-02-02-c

Report overpaid SNAP as an Inadvertent Household Error (IHE) when:

  • there is no proof that the error is an Intentional Program Violation (IPV); and
  • there is no proof that the overpayment was caused by agency error (AE); or
  • the SNAP unit received the overpayment because benefits stayed at the old level while they were waiting for an appeal decision; or
  • there is proof that the error was an IPV but the overpayment was made before the date:
    • of any current IPV conviction, or
    • the client signed a hearing waiver.