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Cost Containment in the WIC Program: Vendor Peer Groups and Reimbursement Rates

by Tina L. Saitone, Richard J. Sexton, and Richard Volpe

Economic Research Report No. (ERR-171) 37 pp, August 2014

cover image This study looks at current WIC cost containment strategies in an effort to make them more effective, enabling the program to serve more participants with its fixed budget resources.

Keywords: WIC program, cost containment, vendor peer grouping, food assistance

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Last updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014

For more information contact: Tina L. Saitone, Richard J. Sexton, and Richard Volpe