2010-2011 Revisions to MOM
MN WIC Operations Manual
- Federal Regulations
- State Rules (PDF: 449.52KB/52 pages)
- January 2011 MOM Changes
- November 2010 MOM Changes
- January 2010 MOM Changes
January 2011 MOM Changes
Chapter 5 - Certification
These exhibits have been revised to reflect changes in a number of risk criteria (RC): two new RCs (#304, History of Preeclampsia and #306, Pre-Diabetes); the elimination of RC #350, Pyloric Stenosis; and modifications to thirteen: anthropometric RC #101, 111, 131, 133, and 335, medical RC # 302, 303, 342, 343, and 345, and dietary RC # 411, 425, and 427. Additionally, with the implementation of the new information system, Exhibit 5-T designates for each RC, whether it is “HuBERT-Assigned”. NOTE: These changes are effective in the HuBERT application only. CHIP is unchanged.
Chapter 7 - WIC Food Package
With the 2009 federal changes made to the WIC Food Package, all food package-related policies and exhibits have been revised.
November 2010 MOM Changes
Chapter 9 - Information System Operations
All policies were revised to reflect changes due to the transfer of the HuBERT (SPIRIT) Information System.
January 2010 MOM Changes
Chapter 1 - Administration
Section 1.9: Monitoring of Local Agencies (PDF: 20.31KB/1 page) - revised to describe local agency roles and responsibilities, rather than the State Agency role; added Financial Reviews to local agency monitoring responsibilities.
Chapter 3 - Caseload Management
Section 3.2 Timeframe for Scheduling Certification Appointments (PDF: 227.74KB/2 pages) - revised to provide added detail about documenting when appointments are offered, to provide a basis for tracking processing times.
Chapter 4 - Local Agency Staffing
Section 4.5 Staff Training (PDF: 25.13KB/3 pages)
4.5.7 Staff Training - revised to reflect changes in Section 1.10 (PDF: 27.53KB/4 pages).
Chapter 5 - Certifications
Section 5.2 Certification Procedures (PDF: 67.59KB/19 pages) - revised to include a description and appropriate use for "temporary eligibility".
5.2.1 Category -revised to extend certification period for breastfeeding women to one year; clarifies that WIC - eligibility is contingent on an individual remaining income eligible.
5.2.3 Identity - revised to require proof of identity for parent, foster, parent or guardian, if the applicant is an infant or child; and for transferring participants, another form of identification in addition to their WIC ID folder.
Section 5.4 Notification of Ineligibility (PDF: 23.66KB/2 pages) - revised to provide more detail about the procedures required when applicants/participants are determined to be ineligible at different times in the certification period and for different reasons.
Chapter 6 - Nutrition Education
Section 6.3 Initial Education (PDF: 23.00KB/2 pages) - no change in policy, but revised wording in Guidance for describing the WIC Program to new participants to reflect philosophy behind Value Enhanced Nutrition Assessment (VENA).
Chapter 8 - Vouchers
Section 8.8 Voiding Vouchers (PDF: 22.65KB/2 pages) - revised to provide more detail about procedures required for voiding vouchers which are unusable for various reasons.