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EBT data privacy issues for food benefit programs


Author:
Casey, Joseph T., Price Waterhouse (Firm) Office of Government Services., and United States Food and Nutrition Service. Office of Analysis and Evaluation.
Year:
1994
Subject:
Food relief -- United States -- Data processing, Electronic benefits transfers -- United States, Privacy, Right of -- United States, Public records -- United States -- Access control, WIC Program, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, and United States
Abstract:
This report reflects what was learned from a roundtable discussion among privacy and other experts, summarizes existing privacy protections in electronic benefits transfer systems used in the Food Stamp Program, the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children, etc., and suggests strategies for continued and enhanced privacy protections as EBT expands.
Language:
English
Publisher:
The Office
Collection:
USDA publications