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WIC EBT Activities

WIC EBT activities

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Letter to State Health Commissioner Regarding Infant Formula

USDA letter to State Health Commissioners whose WIC state agency holds an infant formula rebate contract with either Mead Johnson-Reckitt or Nestle Gerber.

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Letter to State Directors Regarding Infant Formula

Letter to reiterate the flexibilities that USDA has made available to all WIC state agencies and to urge all states to take additional action to make it easier for families to get the formula they need.

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Task Force on Supplemental Food Delivery in the WIC Program - Recommendations Report

This final Task Force report includes comprehensive recommendations to USDA on next steps to advance WIC innovations associated with modern transaction models and participant redemption of supplemental foods.

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2021-0074

WIC Certification and Eligibility Resource and Best Practices Guide

The WIC Certification and Eligibility Resource and Best Practices Guide  is a compilation of existing regulations and best practices that WIC state and local agencies may choose to use when determining eligibility for the program.  This simple, 10-page document walks WIC personnel through the certification process.

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WIC Food Packages - Maximum Monthly Allowances

These charts give the maximum monthly allowances of supplemental foods for women and children as well as for infants.

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Guidance

Below Documents and Page links that provide WIC Guidance.

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WIC MIS Integrity Review Tool

The WIC Post-Implementation Review Tool consists of two parts: the review tool itself and a functional area spreadsheet.  

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WIC EBT Technical Implementation Guide and Operating Rules

The Operating Rules and Technical Implementation Guide are technical resources for use by all state agencies, authorized WIC vendors and EBT industry stakeholders to apply in their EBT implementation projects for consistency in WIC EBT online purchase messages and file handling processes utilized by both smart card/offline and magstrip/online WIC EBT systems. 

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Functional Requirements Documents (FReD) for a Model WIC System

Information Systems (IS) in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC Program) support a number of program operations and management functions, such as certifying applicants, monitoring food vendors, tracking participation and expenditures and managing appointments.  The Functional Requirements Document for a Model WIC System (FRED) provides a comprehensive description of functions that can be automated to support the WIC Program.