June 13, 2011 WIC Update

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SUBJECT 1: 2012 Contract Scope of Work
SUBJECT 2: Shipping Schedule for New Missouri WIC Approved Food Lists

  1. 2012 Contract Scope of Work:  It will soon be time to complete the WIC Local Agency Plan for the coming fiscal/contract year.  Knowing what changes the contract will include is an important part of the planning process.  Attached is the Fiscal Year 2012 Local Agency Nutrition Services Contract Scope of Work for local WIC providers.  In some instances wording was revised for clarity or to match policy; in others, paragraphs were moved or combined for consistency.  The reimbursement rate for the 2012 contract year will be $13.00 per participant served.  Please contact your assigned WIC technical assistance staff with any questions about the scope of work.  (ONE ATTACHMENT)

  2. Shipping Schedule for New Missouri WIC Approved Food Lists (Effective:  October 1, 2011 – September 30, 2013:The Missouri WIC Food Lists (Effective: October 1, 2011 – September 30, 2013) are being printed.  DHSS warehouse will begin shipping them according to the following schedule:
Shipping Schedule

Website
Missouri WIC Approved Food Lists English Spanish All Translated Versions
  • Approved Food List for Women & Children
  • Approved Infant Food List - New
  • Approved Fruits and Vegetables
  • Approved Breads & Tortillas

By June 30, 2011

By July 15, 2011

July 31, 2011

The updated Local WIC Provider Supply Request Form (WIC 8) will be available through WIC Update in 2-3 weeks.  Local WIC providers need to order additional food lists as needed. 
Also, new food lists are being translated into 15 languages.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Takako Tagami at Takako.Tagami@health.mo.gov.

Attachments:
Draft - 2012 Contract Scope of Work