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Bloodwork Requirements

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WIC Policy Memorandum #2001-2
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DATE: January 2, 2001
MEMO CODE: Final WIC Policy Memorandum #2001-2
SUBJECT: WIC Bloodwork Requirements
TO: Regional Directors
Supplemental Food Programs
All Regions

Since the publication of the “WIC Bloodwork Requirements” final rule in December 1999, several questions have arisen that require clarification. Therefore, the purpose of this policy memorandum is to clarify these questions as well as provide an update on the status of all policy memoranda previously issued that address bloodwork requirements. The four attached documents summarize and clarify current WIC bloodwork requirements. They include:

  • Attachment A,“1999 Final WIC Bloodwork Rule Fact Sheet;”
  • Attachment B, “WIC Bloodwork Requirements Table;”
  • Attachment C, “Status of Previously Issued Policy Memoranda Related to Bloodwork Requirements;” and
  • Attachment D, “Summary and Clarification of the Major Provisions of the ‘WIC: Bloodwork Requirements’ Final Rule Issued Dec. 16, 1999.”

Supplemental Food Programs Division

Page updated: November 30, 2021

The contents of this guidance document do not have the force and effect of law and are not meant to bind the public in any way. This document is intended only to provide clarity to the public regarding existing requirements under the law or agency policies.