SNAPshots: Maximizing the SNAP Medical Expense Deduction for Older Adults

Households with an older adult (60+) or a person with a disability are eligible to deduct monthly medical expenses beyond $35 from their gross income when applying for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). This deduction helps increase the SNAP benefit amount, yet only 16% of seniors take advantage of the deduction. Learn more about how it works in this fact sheet.