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

August 2014

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

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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