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2013 Memos, most recent first

  • Local Agency Memo 13-01;
    This memo contains information on the new infant formula Contract.
  • Local Agency Memo 13-02;
    This memo contains information on the poster from the Office of Inspector General regarding violation of laws and regulations relating to USDA programs. Included is a copy of the poster, which must be posted in each WIC office.
  • Local Agency Memo 13-03; This memo contains information and instructions on the use of the new WIC Food List.
  • Local Agency Memo 13-04; This memo contains further information and instructions on the use of the new WIC Food List, including helpful hints.
  • Local Agency Memo 13-05
  • ; This memo transmits guidance on Local Agency office coverage during simultaneous extended staff leave.
  • Local Agency Memo 13-06; This memo contains the revised grantee spending procedures of meeting 25% expenditures during the First Quarter of the Fiscal Year.
  • Local Agency Memo 13-07; This memo transmits guidance on replacing checks for reasons other than lost or stolen.
  • Local Agency Memo 13-08; This memo transmits policy on the closure of WIC Local Agencies and Clinics.
  • Local Agency Memo 13-09: This memo contains information about Nutrition Risk 11 implementation with new and revised nutrition risk criteria

 

2012 Memos, most recent first

 

  • Local Agency Memo 12-01; This memo details Food Package Updates, including formula name changes and newly developed powdered formula packages.
  • Local Agency Memo 12-02; This memo is a Fact Sheet on Alaska WIC Program Proposed Grantee Infrastructure changes in FY 2014.
  • Local Agency Memo 12-03; This memo is a Notification of Mandatory Program Compliance per the USDA State Technical Assistance Review (STAR). Included is a notification letter to all WIC grantees and the Alaska WIC Grantee Assurance 2012 Appendix H.
  • Local Agency Memo 12-03 Revision; This memo supercedes the previous version dated February 3, 2012.
  • Local Agency Memo 12-04; This memo transmits USDA policy regarding Offering to Sell WIC Foods, Benefits and/or EBT Cards Publicly or Online. 
  • Local Agency Memo 12-05; This memo is a FAQ on Video-Certification and Nutrition Education Requirements.
  • Local Agency Memo 12-06; A memo about WIC Program integrity items regarding the unlawful use of WIC program benefits.
  • Local Agency Memo 12-07; A memo to ensure SOAP Notes documentation and link to Elaine Nisonger’s PowerPoint presentation on SOAP notes.
  • Local Agency Memo 12-08; This memo offers guidance on Annualizing and Conversion Factors for WIC Income Eligibility Guidelines. 

2011 Memos, most recent first

2010 Memos, most recent first

 

Local Agency Memo 10-01: This memo provides guidance to LAs regarding WIC Computer Hardware Support and In-kind Policies, specifically about timelines and costs.
Local Agency Memo 10-02: A memo about new Food Package Additions regarding lactose-free and reduced milk.
Local Agency Memo 10-03: This memo details the Vendor and Clinic Policy and Procedure for Lactose-Free and Reduced Milk Packages.
Local Agency Memo 10-04:  This memo transmits policy on Infant Certification Periods.
Local Agency Memo 10-05: This memo contains updates on Food Packages in AKWIC regarding the addition of chees to the lactose free and reduced milk packages.
Local Agency Memo 10-06: A memo about the updates to the WIC Policy and Procedure manual regarding Combat Pay Policy.
Local Agency Memo 10-07: This memo provides information on Updated Food Packages in AKWIC in response to infant formula changes in can sizes and packaging.
Local Agency Memo 10-08: This memo transmits USDA guidance on counting Income for Census Workers.
Local Agency Memo 10-09: This memo transmits USDA guidance on Haitian Refugee in WIC Program.

 

2008 Memos, most recent first

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Local Agency Memo 08-11
A memo for agencies that have Breastfeeding Peer Counseling funding.  This memo relays that positive time keeping must occur for employees that are paid by both WIC funds and breastfeeding peer counselor funds.
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Local Agency Memo 08-10
Memo gives guidance on how to deal with rebates from the Economic Stimulus Act of 2008 in determining income eligibility for WIC clients.
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Local Agency Memo 08-09
Memo clarifies the HIPAA requirements for WIC agencies.
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Local Agency Memo 08-08 and Revised
This memo contains the revised warrant tracking policy and form.
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Local Agency Memo 08-07
AK WIC Approved Non-Contract Formula list February 2008.  This memo contains the February 2008 Approved Non-Contract Formula list.
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Local Agency Memo 08-06
This memo explains the changes to the Electronic ENPR Database Form that is currently out on the website.
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Local Agency Memo 08-05
This memo contains new food packages developed in AKWIC for Similc Sensitive RS
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Local Agency Memo 08-03
This memo contains the policy and procedure on Voided Warrants
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Local Agency Memo 08-02
This memo contains the policy on warrant stock and check number tracking
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Local Agency Memo 08-02
The Warrant and Check Number Tracking Form
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Local Agency Memo 08-01
This memo contains the revised Alaska WIC State Approved Non-Contract Formula List 11/07

2007 Memos, most recent first

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Local Agency Memo 07-13
This Memo is numbered 07-13 also and is dated September 13, 2007. It describes the Memo regarding Nutrition Risk Criteria Revision 8 Implementation, Build Instructions, References and Training Tools.

 

Revision 8 Build Instructions

Training forms used in the implementation of Nutrition Risk Criteria Revision 8

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Local Agency Memo 07-12
This Memo is numbered 07-12 also and is dated July 13, 2007. It describes the Ross contract Infant Formula Food Packages
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Local Agency Memo 07-11
This Memo is numbered 07-12 and is dated August 29, 2007. It describes the Approved Non-Contract Formula List for 9/07
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Local Agency Memo 07-10
Memo with the April 2007 AKWIC Build Instructions
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Local Agency Memo 07-09
Addition of Texsun Grapefruit Juice to Authorized Food List
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Local Agency Memo 7-08
Memo describing changes to the MOV food packages
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Local Agency Memo 7-07
Memo describing the most recent changes to the ENPR Process
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Local Agency Memo 7-06
Memo reviewing the requirements of a CPA preceptor
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Local Agency Memo 7-05
Guidelines on referring clients with low hemoglobins to the Infant Learning Program.

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Local Agency Memo 07-04
Descriptor of Infant Formula contractor Change
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Local Agency Memo 07-03
This memo and accompanying materials contain information on infant formula changes and cheat sheets for formula packages.

Infant Formula Changes for Mail out vendors (32 k PDF)
Cheat Sheet (26 k PDF)


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Local Agency Memo 07-02
Breast Pump Policy

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Local Agency Memo 07-01
High Risk Revisions


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2006 Memos, most recent first


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ASM 06-26: VENA Assessment Guidance

ASM 06-50


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ASM 06-27 final rule1

ASM 06-53 Notification of WIC Miscellaneous Provisions Final Rule


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06-25 Treatment of Subsistence Allowance in WIC Income1

ASM 06-51 Treatment of Family Subsistence Supplemental Allowance in WIC Income Eligibility Determination


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LA Memo 06-23, 7/20/06
New AKWIC Reports for Participant Fraud and Abuse


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LA Memo 06-22, 6/29/06
Laptop Computer Purchases on Hold


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LA Memo 06-21, 5/12/06
WIC Competent Professional Authority (CPA) Policy and Procedure Manual Revision - April 2006


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LA Memo 06-20, 5/8/06
IT Help Desk Procedures


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LA Memo 06-19, 5/11/06
Rescind LA Memo 06-08


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LA Memo 06-18, 5/8/06
Update Timelines for Computer Connectivity for New and Relocating WIC Clinics


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LA Memo 06-17, 4/24/06
Infant Formula Food Package Revisions (Enfamil Lipil and Prosobee Lipil)


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LA Memo 06-16, 4/25/06
Enteral Nutrition Prescription Request (ENPR) Electronic Form

Instructions


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LA Memo 06-15, 4/4/06
Revision 8 Nutrition Risk Criteria - Errata Extension of Implementation Date

ASM 06-07, 11/8/2005
WIC Policy Memorandum 98-9, Revision 8 Nutrition Risk Criteria-Errata Extension of Implementation Date


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LA Memo 06-14, 3/10/06
Revised WIC Stock Forms and Procedures for WIC Local Agencies and Vendors

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LA Memo 06-13, 3/7/06
WIC Competent Profession Authority (CPA) Policy and Procedure Manual Revision - March 2006

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LA Memo 06-12, 3/1/06
AKWIC Build

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LA Memo 06-11, 2/13/06
Federal Guidelines on Nutrition Education (ASM 06-24)

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LA Memo 06-10, 3/6/06
WIC Cost Principles

WiC Cost Allocation Guide Chapter 1
Introduction to WIC Cost Allocation Guide

WiC Cost Allocation Guide Chapter 2
Basic Cost Principles/WIC Allowable Costs

WiC Cost Allocation Guide Chapter 3
Methods for Charging the Cost of Wages and Salaries

WiC Cost Allocation Guide Chapter 4
Methods for Charging Non-Salary Costs


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LA Memo 06-09, 1/25/06
Enteral Nutrition Prescription Request (ENPR) Excel Spreadsheet Revisions and the Alaska WIC State Approved Non-Contract Formula List

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LA Memo 06-07, 1/20/06
Gentlease Lipil Powder Food Packages Added

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LA Memo 06-05, 11/09/05
WIC Policy Memorandum 98-9 Revision 7 Nutrition Risk Criteria

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LA Memo 06-04, 11/28/2005
Food Package Revisions

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LA Memo 06-03, 11/09/05
WIC Policy Memorandum 98-9 Revision 7 Nutrition Risk Criteria


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LA Memo 06-02, 11/09/05
Treatment of Family Subsistence Supplemental Allowance in WIC Income Eligibility Determination

ASM 06-05, 11/07/05
Treatment of Family Subsistence Supplemental Allowance in WIC Income Eligibility Determination


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LA Memo 06-01, 11/09/05
Treatment of National Flood Insurance Program Payments in WIC Income Eligibility Determinations

ASM 06-06, 11/07/05
Treatment of National Flood Insurance Program Payments in WIC Income Eligibility Determinations

 

 

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