Vendor Manual

Effective October 1, 2014

Table of Contents

Section I: Introduction To WIC

Section II: Vendor Authorization

WIC Vendor Application
2.1
 
Authorization Process
2.2
 
Selection Criteria
2.3
 
WIC Vendor Agreement
2.4
 
Appeals Process
2.5
 
Quarterly Food Price Survey
2.6
 
Inadequate Participant Access
2.7
 

Section III: Training/Checkout Procedures

Vendor Training
3.1
 
Employee Training
3.2
 
Management Information For Cashier Training
3.3
 
Vendor Complaints
3.4
 

Section IV: Vendor Payment:

WIC Check Review
4.1
 
Correcting Errors
4.2
 
Payment Inquiry And Reconsideration Requests
4.3
 
Non-Fatal Errors
4.4
 
Fatal Errors
4.5
 

Section V: Vendor Compliance:

Vendor Monitoring
5.1
 
Program Abuse
5.2
 
Vendor Violations
5.3
 

Section VI: WIC Approved Foods

Infant Formula
6.1
 
Milk Products
6.2
 
Soy Milk
6.3
 
Infant Cereal
6.4
 
Infant Fruits
6.5
 
Infant Vegetables
6.6
 
Infant Meats
6.7
 
Hot Cereal
6.8
 
Cold Cereal
6.9
 
Eggs
6.10
 
Juice, Ready-To-Serve
6.11
 
Juice, Frozen Concentrate
6.12
 
Dried Beans and Peas
6.13
 
Canned Beans
6.14
 
Peanut Butter
6.15
 
Tuna (For Breastfeeding Women Only)
6.16
 
Sardines (For Breastfeeding Women Only)
6.17
 
Cheese
6.18
 
Whole Grain Breads
6.19
 
Brown Rice
6.20
 
Tortillas
6.21
 
Fresh Fruits and Vegetables
6.22
 
Frozen Fruits and Vegetables
6.23
 

Section VII: Appendices Section

A
 
B
 
C
 
D
 
E
 
F
 
G
 
H
 
I
 
J
 
K