WIC EBT Consulting

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Helping governments plan, prepare and implement WIC Electronic Benefit Transfer solutions

WIC Electronic Benefit Transfer

Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) is a recognized solution for the distribution of program benefits. The technology is well established in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and is now proving to be equally efficient for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC).

A Successful Track Record

MAXIMUS has been at the forefront of EBT since its inception over twenty years ago, offering you a proven track record of innovation. We can help you plan and implement successful EBT projects. We offer our WIC clients the most extensive expertise and experience, including upgrading information systems for EBT as well as a implementing a full EBT.

Electronic Benefit Transfer Program Services

Our staff’s in-depth EBT knowledge provides a variety of consulting services and programmatic support to ensure an effective and efficient EBT initiative from program inception to “go live” and beyond. Our end-to-end services include:

Planning Support

  • Feasibility studies
  • Alternatives analysis
  • Cost-benefit analysis
  • Requirements analysis
  • Workflow/best practice analysis
  • Defining of specifications
  • Advance Planning Documents (APD)

Procurement Support

  • Development/validation of program and system requirements
  • Preparation of procurement documents (RFPs)
  • Development of technical and pricing evaluation methodologies
  • Evaluation support
  • Contract negotiation assistance

Quality Assurance Support

  • Gap analysis for EBT readiness
  • Technical assistance
  • System acceptance testing
  • Implementation oversight
  • System conversion support
  • Vendor oversight
  • Pilot evaluations
  • Stakeholder outreach