U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Direct Certification with Medicaid for Free and Reduced-Price Meals (DCM-F/RP) Demonstration

    The demonstration of Direct Certification with Medicaid for Free and Reduced-Price Meals (DCM-F/RP) allows authorized States and school districts to use information from Medicaid to identify students eligible to receive meals under the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and School Breakfast Program (SBP) for free or at a reduced price. District-level administrative records data on certification and NSLP and SBP participation were collected to evaluate the demonstration. The analysis sample includes 5,966 public, private, and charter school districts in the 15 States participating in the DCM-F/RP demonstration in school year (SY) 2019-20.

    WIC Participant and Program Characteristics 2016

    All Content
      FNS developed a prototype system that allowed for the routine acquisition of information on WIC participants from WIC State Agencies. The 2016 Participant and Program Characteristics (PC2016) is the thirteenth data submission to be completed using the WIC PC reporting system. In April 2016, there were 90 State agencies: the 50 States, American Samoa, the District of Columbia, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, the American Virgin Islands, and 34 Indian tribal organizations.