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Welfare benefits stolen? Follow this guide to get your money back

February 8, 2024

The Maryland Department of Human Services will now fully reimburse stolen food and cash assistance. The department made this change after a Baltimore Banner investigation last year found that the Maryland Department of Human Services has been failing not only to fully reimburse many theft victims, but also to properly inform them of their rights. This new policy applies to any thefts since January 1, 2021, including previously denied claims that are now eligible for reimbursement under the new guidelines, according to a DHS memo released yesterday. In addition, the department will start reimbursing for stolen Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) Program.

 

Article Source: The Baltimore Banner

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