(A) For purposes of providing authorized supplemental foods to participants, the director may operate any FNS approved food delivery system he or she considers appropriate. The director periodically shall determine and may implement the food delivery system that he or she considers best serves participants in a particular county. The director currently implements a retail food delivery system as follows.
(1) Contracts with grocer vendors to provide supplemental foods in exchange for a food instrument;
(2) Contracts with pharmacy vendors to provide special infant formula in exchange for a food instrument: and (3) Contracts with farmers to provide authorized fruit and vegetables in exchange for a fruit and vegetable voucher.
(B) Notwithstanding rules 3701-42-03 and 3701-42-10 of the Administrative Code, the director may enter into contracts for the purpose of implementing a pilot food delivery program. The director may also contract with a pharmacy or distribution center to provide special infant formula.
(C) The director shall provide advance written notice of any pilot program.
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 04/01/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3701.132
Rule Amplifies: 3701.132
Prior Effective Dates: 1/10/1992 (Emer.), 4/12/92, 1/26/96, 6/7/99, 6/21/04, 3/20/06