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SNP Claim Submission Deadlines

School Nutrition Program deadlines to submit claims for reimbursement

To be entitled to reimbursement, a claim preparer for each sponsor must submit a monthly claim for reimbursement that provides data in sufficient detail to justify the reimbursement claimed. The data must include, at a minimum, the number of free meals, reduced-price meals, and paid meals served; and an authorized agent or district official of the sponsor must certify and submit the claim in CNIPS.

All claims submitted must be certified by the authorized official to be considered a valid claim.

All original and upward adjusted claims resulting in a payment must be submitted by the sixtieth (60th) day following the month claimed to be considered for payment. Claims submitted after the deadline cannot be processed, except as described in the SNP Instruction Booklet in the Late Claims section.

Claims that are corrected must be re-certified and submitted after the correction is made and the claim is saved.

As a courtesy, approximately 50 days after the end of the claim month, CNFS sends a Notice of Delinquent Claim to sponsors participating in the SNP.


State Fiscal Year July 2017 Through June 2018

Claim Month

CNIPS Submission Deadline

July 2017

Friday, September 29th, 2017

August 2017

Monday, October 30th, 2017

September 2017

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

October 2017

Saturday, December 30th, 2017

November 2017

Monday, January 29th, 2018

December 2017

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

January 2018

Sunday, April 1st, 2018

February 2018

Sunday, April 29th, 2018

March 2018

Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

April 2018

Friday, June 29th, 2018

May 2018

Monday, July 30th. 2018

June 2018

Wednesday, August 29th, 2018


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Last Reviewed: Thursday, July 27, 2017
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