Resource | Legislation
Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008

To provide for the continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes. 

P.L. 110-246
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2009-0061
State Agency Furloughs and Shutdowns

This policy memorandum provides guidance for WIC state and local agencies in determining income eligibility for state and federal employees in instances where such employees experience a temporary decrease in earning due to being furloughed or having their pay deferred because of a state budget impasse or the temporary shutdown of the agency were they are employed, without pay.

WIC 2009-3
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2009-0083
Transition Participation Reporting

This policy memorandum provides guidance in response to WIC state agency questions concerning reporting participation on the FNS-798 during the first quarter of fiscal year (FY) 2010.

WIC 2010-3
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2004-0017
Treatment of Medicare Prescription Drug Card and Related Transitional Assistance in WIC Income Eligibility Determinations

Authorized by the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement and Modernization Act of 2003 (MMA), the prescription drug discount card provides Medicare beneficiaries with negotiated prices that should be lower than the regular price of prescription drugs.

WIC 2004-2
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2006-0017
Vendor Cost Containment Interim Rule Clarification

WIC Policy Memo #2006-6. This policy memorandum updates the guidance provided in Final WIC Policy Memorandum #2006-4, dated January 11, 2006, regarding the implementation of the WIC Vendor Cost Containment Interim Rule, published in the Federal Register on November 29, 2005, at 70 FR 71708.

WIC 2006-6
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2007-0015
WIC Advanced Planning Document (APD) Policy Changes

WIC Policy Memo #2007-4. The purpose of this memorandum is to set forth policy in the Advanced Planning Document (APD) process for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC Program).

WIC 2007-4
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2011-0039
WIC Nutrition Risk Criteria

This policy memorandum describes nutrition risk eligibility in WIC, and explains the requirements of the use and management of FNS-issued nutrition rick criteria by WIC state agencies.

2011-5
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0029
WIC Nutrition Services Documentation

This policy memorandum identifies the purpose, necessary elements and outcomes for nutrition services documentation in the WIC Program.

WIC 2008-4
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0002
WIC Program Explanation for Participants

The policy regarding the WIC Program explanation is being updated to align more effectively with the participant-centered, positive approach emphasized in the Value Enhanced Nutrition Assessment (VENA) initiative.

WIC 2008-1
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2004-0011
WIC Racial/Ethnic Data Collection

This policy memorandum provides guidance to state and local agencies on the WIC Racial/Ethnic Data Collection.

WIC 2002-6, Rev 1