Information for WIC Vendors/Grocers
Attention WIC Vendors:
The Michigan WIC Program has scheduled 4 opportunities to participate in our new online interactive training webcasts. Attending one of these webcasts will fulfill the Michigan WIC Program's mandatory training requirement for the current contract cycle. These links are used to both register and access the webcasts.
Tuesday, January 14, 2020 @ 2:00pm
Tuesday, March 17, 2020 @ 2:00pm
Tuesday, June 16, 2020 @ 2:00pm
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 @ 2:00pm
Attention WIC Pharmacy Vendors:
Michigan WIC Formula Update - Changes Effective November 1, 2019
Below are 2 new formulas Michigan WIC has added to the Authorized Formula List. Each formula and flavor has a unit and case UPC that has been added. It is important that these UPCs are added to your system and your APL has been updated. Effective 11/1/19 WIC participants may be prescribed these formulas and attempt to redeem their benefits at your pharmacy. If you have any questions please call the WIC Helpline 1-800-942-1636.
For a full list of Michigan WIC Authorized Formulas, please refer to: Michigan WIC Authorized Formula
Attention WIC Vendors:
It is mandatory that all WIC Vendors provide both a valid email address and a valid mailing address. WIC Vendors are responsible for all communications sent to them electronically or via postal mail. If you have not yet submitted an email address, you may send an email to MDHHS-WICVendor@michigan.gov with the vendor's name, address, and vendor number.
Below is important information regarding Infant Formula:
WIC Food Updates
Updates: Effective February 8, 2019:
Post Bran Flakes formula has changed to no longer meet the WIC required iron content. Therefore, Post Bran Flakes is no longer authorized for sale via WIC transactions.
Effective December 17, 2018:
The Michigan WIC Program has removed restrictions for WIC-authorized eggs, allowing purchase of brown or white eggs of various sizes by the dozen. Egg update food guide inserts including news regarding the WIC Connect App and clarifications regarding yogurt and juices are included below. *Inserts are periodic updates of the food guide.*
A list of all eggs authorized under the Michigan WIC Program as of May of 2019 is included below.
WIC Food Guide
Effective July 11, 2016:
The Michigan WIC Food Guide is a periodically updated resource to foods authorized for sale via WIC in the state of Michigan, available in English, Spanish, and Arabic.
The WIC Minimum Stock Requirements and information on fruits and vegetables are also made accessible below:
WIC Vendor Newsletter
- WIC Vendor Newsletter Winter 2019-2020
- WIC Vendor Newsletter Fall 2019
- WIC Vendor Newsletter Summer 2019
- WIC Vendor Newsletter Winter 2017-2018
Sample WIC Vendor Contract and Associated Documents
- WIC Vendor Contract
- WIC Vendor Sanction Policy
- Administrative Hearing Procedures
- Administrative Review Procedures
- WIC Vendor Selection Criteria
Minimum Stock Requirements and WIC Vendor Monitoring Visit Report
- Minimum stock requirements (cover letter)
- Minimum stock requirements Effective 12-26-2018
- WIC Vendor Monitoring Visit Report
Fruits and Vegetables
WIC Vendor Training
Provided below is the WIC Vendor Handbook, currently the most comprehensive training resource available for WIC Vendors.
Introduction to WIC & Vendor Training Video
- Full Video
- Chapter 1 - About This Video
- Chapter 2 - Vendor Contracts and Certification
- Chapter 3 - WIC Food Guide
- Chapter 4 - Client Treatment
- Chapter 5 - Point of Sale Device
- Chapter 6 - Compliance
Requesting Items for WIC Food Authorization
The Michigan WIC Program is continuing to evaluate new foods to be authorized. Vendors may submit requests for the program to consider items using the form below.
Applying to become a Michigan WIC Vendor
WIC Division, Vendor Relations Unit Contact Information
Phone: (517) 335-8937
Fax: (517) 335-9514