Arizona Women, Infants & Children (WIC)

About Program Integrity (PI)

Who is the PI Team?

Program Integrity is a team within the Arizona Department of Health Services, Bureau of Nutrition and Physical Activity (BNPA). Program Integrity protects these programs: Women, Infants and Children (WIC), Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) and Farmer's Market Nutrition Program (FMNP).

What does PI do?

  • Makes sure program funds are given only to eligible families.
  • Investigates all claims of program fraud and abuse by clients, employees (local and state), and vendors (grocery stores and farmers markets).
  • Increases awareness of potential areas of program fraud and abuse.
  • Conducts routine monitoring visits of clinics and vendors
  • Serves as a contact between clients, employees, and vendors on the following issues:
    • Program rules
    • Customer service
    • Allowable foods
    • Conflict resolution

Please contact the PI team with any questions or concerns.

Clinic Operations

ME Tools

Local Agency Self Assessment Forms

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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