10A nCAC 43D .0702       ISSUANCE OF FOOD INSTRUMENTS and cash-value vouchers

(a)  Local WIC agencies shall issue WIC program food instruments and cash-value vouchers to program participants in a manner which ensures that participants can receive the appropriate supplemental foods that have been prescribed for them.

(b)  Local WIC agencies shall issue food instruments and cash-value vouchers in a manner which prevents theft and shall retain documentation of the disposition of the food instruments and cash-value vouchers.  The documentation of issuance shall include the dated signature of the authorized individual receiving the food instruments or cash-value vouchers unless the food instruments or cash-value vouchers are mailed.

(c)  Participants shall be given appointments to receive food instruments or cash-value vouchers in a manner which promotes coordination with WIC program certification, nutrition education, other health services and the services being received by other family members.

(d)  Food instruments and cash-value vouchers shall be issued only to the participant, the participant's parent, the participant's caretaker, a proxy, or a compliance investigator.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A‑361; 7 C.F.R. 246; 42 U.S.C. 1786;

Eff. July 1, 1981;

Amended Eff. April 1, 2001;

Temporary Amendment Eff. July 1, 2002;

Amended Eff. October 1, 2009; August 1, 2004.