Resource | Rule
Revisions in the WIC Food Packages Rule To Increase Cash Value Vouchers for Women

This rule increases the amount of cash value vouchers from $8.00 to $10.00 issued to pregnant, postpartum and partially breastfeeding women participants for the purchase of fruits and vegetables as part of the WIC food packages.

Resource | Rule
WIC Vendor Cost Containment; Approval of Information Collection Request

The final rule entitled Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC): Vendor Cost Containment was published on October 8, 2009. The Office of Management and Budget cleared the associated information collection requirements (ICR) on November 2, 2009. This document announces approval of the ICR.

Resource | Policy Memos | 2010-3
Transition Participation Reporting

This policy memorandum provides guidance in response to WIC State agency questions concerning reporting participation on the FNS-798 during the first quarter of fiscal year (FY) 2010.

Resource | Presentations
WIC Operating Rules and Technical Implementation

Presentation during the FNS EBT 2009 meeting.

Resource | Presentations
WIC EBT Planning and Priorities

Presentation at the WIC EBT Users Group Meeting San Diego, California November 3, 2009.

Resource | Policy Memos | 2010-2
Implementation of PL 111-80 Exclusion of Combat Pay from WIC Income Eligibility Determination

This memorandum provides guidance to WIC State and local agencies regarding military combat pay received by service members during a deployment.

Resource | Rule
WIC Vendor Cost Containment

This final rule incorporates into program regulations new legislative requirements for vendor cost containment that affect the selection, authorization, and reimbursement of retail vendors.

Resource | Rule
WIC Revisions in the WIC Food Packages

This document corrects a typographical error published in an interim final rule concerning maximum monthly allowances of supplemental foods for infants in food (packages I, II, and III) published in the Federal Register on December 6, 2007.

Resource | Policy Memos | 2009-3
State Agency Furloughs and Shutdowns

This policy memorandum provides guidance for WIC State and local agencies in determining income eligibility for State and Federal employees in instances where such employees experience a temporary decrease in earning due to being furloughed or having their pay deferred because of a State budget impasse or the temporary shutdown of the agency were they are employed, without pay.

Resource | Research | Participation Rates
WIC Eligibles and Coverage--1994 to 2007; Estimates of the Population of Women, Infants, and Children Eligible for WIC Benefits

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides food,nutrition education, breastfeed ing support, and health care and social service referrals to nutritionally at-risk low-income pregnant women, new mothers, infants, and children through age 4. This report offers updated estimates of the population that met these criteria and was eligible for WIC benefits in each of the years 1994 through 2007.