10A NCAC 43D .0709      LOCAL WIC AGENCY

By signing the WIC Vendor Agreement, the local WIC agency agrees to the following:

(1)           Provide annual vendor training on WIC procedures and rules;

(2)           Conduct routine monitoring, as set forth in 7 C.F.R. 246.2 and 7 C.F.R. 246.12(j)(2), of the vendor's performance under the agreement to ensure compliance with the agreement and state and federal WIC program rules, regulations, and applicable law. A minimum of one-third of all authorized vendors shall be monitored within a fiscal year (October 1 through September 30) and all vendors shall be monitored at least once within three consecutive fiscal years. Any vendor shall be monitored within one week of written request by the state agency;

(3)           Provide vendors with the North Carolina WIC Vendor Manual, all Vendor Manual amendments, blank WIC Price Lists, and the authorized WIC vendor stamp indicated on the signature page of the WIC Vendor Agreement; and

(4)           Assist the vendor with questions which may arise under the agreement or through the vendor's participation in the WIC Program.


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

Eff. February 1, 2013;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. December 23, 2017.