WIC Policies

Appendix

Definitions

I. Vendor Management

Complaints Against VendorsState and Local ResponsibilitiesTraining of Vendor CoordinatorsVendor AuthorizationVendor FilesVendor MonitoringVendor Training

II. Nutrition Services – Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding Promotion and Support
BF Aids DescriptionsBreastfeeding InterviewBreastfeeding Positive Peer InfluenceBreastfeeding Promotion and SupportPositive Breastfeeding Clinic Environment
Food Package Prescriptions
Food PackagesFoods that are AuthorizedMedicaidOrdering Formula from StateTailoring Food Packages
Health Care Referrals
Health Care Referrals
Nutrition Education and Counseling
Breastfeeding CounselingMonitoring and Evaluation (NEP)Nutrition and Food Package CounselingNutrition EducationStaff TrainingStaffing Requirements
Participants Screening and Assessment
Anthropometric and Laboratory ProceduresMid-Certification Health AssessmentsNutrition Risk ManualVENA

III. Information System

Documentation
Documentation
Planning
Information System Planning
Reports
Ad Hoc ReportsInformational ReportsRequired Reports
System Security and Training
System SecuritySystem Training

IV. Organization and Management

Administrative Staffing
Administrative Staff TrainingTime Studies
Confidentiality
Confidentiality
Emergency Planning
Emergency Planning
Equipment
Computer HardwareEquipment InventoryEquipment Purchasing
Homeless and Domestic Violence Shelters
Homeless & Domestic Violence Shelters
Policy and Information Sharing
MeetingsMemosSharePointState Plan Process
Record Retention
Record Retention
Supplies and Materials
Clinic Forms and Supplies Ordering (UCI)Forms and Training Modules

V. Nutrition Services and Administration Expenditures

Allowable Expenditures
Food and NSA Expenses
Local Agency Funding
Funding CommitteeFunding Formula
Reporting
Direct and Indirect CostMonitoring of Nutrition Education Costs

VI. Food Funds Management

Food Funds Management

VII. Caseload Management

Outreach
Outreach
Waiting Lists
Waiting Lists

VIII. Certification

Appeals
Appeals
Certification Procedures
Applicant Categories and Certification PeriodsMissed AppointmentsParent-Guardians and ProxiesPresence at CertificationProcessing StandardsProvisional CertificationRights and ResponsibilitiesSteps for CertificationTransfersVoter Registration
Homeless & Migrant Applicants
Homeless ApplicantsMigrant Applicants
Identity and Residency
Proof of IdentityProof of Residency
Income Eligibility
Adjunct EligibilityHouseholdsIncome DocumentationIncome ExclusionsIncome GuidelinesIncome ReassessmentIncome TypesSpecial Income Situations
Ineligibility and Termination
Ineligible ApplicantsTermination
Participant Violations and Complaints
Complaint HandlingDual ParticipationParticipant Violations

IX. Food Benefit Accountability and Control

Benefit Issuance
Card InventoryE-WIC Card IssuanceProration
Instructions to Participants
Instructions to Participants
Reconciling Benefits
Formula and Food ReturnsLost Cards and Hot Carding

X. Monitoring and Audits

Fiscal Audits
Fiscal Audits
Local Agency Self Evaluation and Monitoring
Conflict of InterestMonitoring of StaffSelf Evaluation Tool
Management Evaluations
State Management EvaluationsUSDA Management Evaluations
Technical Assistance
Technical Assistance Visits

XI. Civil Rights

Civil Rights Monitoring and ReviewsCivil Rights TrainingCollection of Racial and Ethnic DataComplaints of DiscriminationLimited English ProficiencyNondiscrimination StatementPersons with DisabilitiesPublic Notification