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CAM Tool Examples

There are four different types of CAM Tool (MS - Excel) examples that are available to assist the user.

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CAM Tool (Excel)

The Cost Allocation Methodologies (CAM) provides a consistent, objective cost allocation process for identifying all federal and state benefiting programs and calculating an equitable distribution of software development costs among those benefiting programs. A series of worksheets walks the use through the cost allocation process.

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CAM Tool User Guide

CAM Tool User Guide - supplements the on-screen help available in the CAM-Tool, itself.  It contains step-by-step procedures and screen displays to illustrate how to capture and analyze the data needed to produce equitable distributions of software development costs to federal and state benefiting programs.

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CAM Toolkit
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WIC MIS Integrity Review Tool

The WIC Post-Implementation Review Tool consists of two parts: the review tool itself and a Functional Area Spreadsheet.  You may download the tool here.

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Functional Requirements Documents (FReD) for a Model WIC System

Information Systems (IS) in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC Program) support a number of program operations and management functions, such as certifying applicants, monitoring food vendors, tracking participation and expenditures and managing appointments.  The Functional Requirements Document for a Model WIC System (FRED) provides a comprehensive description of functions that can be automated to support the WIC Program.

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SNAP System Integrity Review Tool
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Letter to State Exchange Grantees, Medicaid and CHIP Directors, and Health and Human Services Directors

On August 10, 2011, we announced a time-limited, specific exception to the cost allocation requirements set forth in OMB Circular A-87 (Section C.3) that requires benefiting programs to pay their share of the costs associated with building State-based information technology systems. This letter provides additional guidance on how States may take advantage of this exception to leverage these investments to serve multiple programs and needs.

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EBT Request for Proposal Guidance

The purpose of this handbook is to help State Agencies write procurement documents for EBT services.

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Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) System Transition Guide

The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) has developed the Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) System Transition Guide to provide guidance, recommendations, best practices, and lessons learned to States involved in an EBT system transition.