Cash Assistance to Medicaid, PeachCare for Kids®, SNAP, and/or TANF Recipients – Georgia.gov
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Governor Brian P. Kemp recently announced that he has dedicated more than $1 billion to the Department of Human Services to provide cash assistance of up to $350 for active enrollees of Medicaid, PeachCare for Kids®, SNAP, and/or TANF. Georgians who are enrolled in more than one of these programs will only receive one cash assistance payment.
As cash assistance payments continue to be issued in the coming weeks to eligible Georgians statewide, we ask people to be aware of the following:
If recipients attempt to transfer their card balance to Apple Cash, Cash App, or Zelle, the transfer will be declined.
Cards cannot be used to buy money orders.
A card balance cannot be converted to cash.
Walmart does not accept Apple Pay for in-store purchases, but a virtual card can be used on Walmart.com.
The card cannot be used for any impermissible transactions, such as gaming, gambling, lottery, adult entertainment, alcohol, tobacco, vaping, or firearm purchase.
Some merchants do not allow virtual card payments, but cardholders may be able to Buy Online and Pick-up In-Store, according to their availability. (See question 15 below for more information)
Apple Wallet: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204506
Google Wallet: https://guidebooks.google.com/google-pay-us/get-started/how-to-add-banks-credit-cards-google-pay
Samsung Wallet: https://samsung.com/us/support/answer/ANS00045170/