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Resource | Policy WIC Policy Memo 2024-5: Implementing the Provisions of the Revisions in the WIC Food Packages Final Rule

On April 18, 2024, FNS published the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC): Revisions in the WIC Food Packages final rule. Through this policy memorandum, FNS formally describes the timeline and parameters for implementation of the provisions of the final rule.

2024-5
04/23/2024
Resource | Policy Memos WIC Income Eligibility Guidelines (2024-25)

This policy memorandum transmits the 2024-2025 Income Eligibility Guidelines for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC).

03/26/2024
Resource | Policy Memos WIC Policy Memorandum #2024-3: Implementing ABFA Requirements in WIC State Plans

Effective with the publication of the WIC Final Rule: Implementation of the Access to Baby Formula Act of 2022 and Related Provisions on Dec. 14, 2023, state agencies are now required to include a plan of alternate operating procedures, commonly referred to as a disaster plan, as part of their state plan.

WIC WPM 2024-3
02/27/2024
Resource | Policy WIC MIS EBT Process Memo

This memorandum replaces the WIC Informational Memorandum dated Aug. 10, 2022. In particular, the USDA FNS State Systems Office (SSO) has revised the section titled Threshold for FNS Review of EBT Projects after Statewide EBT. Handbook 901 will be updated to reflect this revised guidance.

02/06/2024
Resource | Policy WPM 2024-2: Vendor Cost Containment Certification Clarification for the Initial Authorization of Above-50-Percent Vendors

This policy memorandum provides clarification to WIC state agencies on the initial authorization of vendors that derive more than 50 percent of their annual food sales revenue from WIC (above-50-percent or A50 vendors) as well as information on the requirements for A50 vendors following authorization. 

WPM 2024-2
02/06/2024
Resource | Policy Memos WIC and FMNP: Available Expedited ARPA Waivers and Request Process

This letter provides information to WIC state agencies and WIC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program state agencies on available American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 waivers and a new state agency request process.

10/17/2023
Resource | Policy WIC Policy Memo #2024-1: FY 2024 Cash-Value Voucher/Benefit Amounts

This memorandum provides the fiscal year 2024 inflation adjusted monthly cash-value voucher/benefit amounts for fruit and vegetable purchases in WIC, effective Oct. 1, 2023.

2024-1
10/03/2023
Resource | Policy Memos Oversight of Infant Formula Purchase Requirements in WIC

FNS is communicating the following guidance to remind WIC state agencies and WIC authorized vendors of our ongoing commitment to ensure the safety of infant formula purchased in the WIC program, and to prevent stolen infant formula from being purchased with WIC benefits.

09/08/2023
Resource | Policy Memos WIC Civil Monetary Penalty Inflation Adjustments for 2023

This policy memorandum transmits the WIC Civil Monetary Penalty Inflation Adjustments for 2023.

WPM 2023-7
06/23/2023
Resource | Policy Memos WIC Policy Memo #2023-6: Streamlining Certification Documentation Guidance

This policy memorandum provides guidance to improve outreach and streamline certification in WIC. It outlines current flexibilities and new policy for certification documentation options and aims to reduce WIC staff and participant burden.

WPM 2023-6
05/19/2023
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