publication . Other literature type . Preprint . 2015

Manufacturers’ Bids for WIC Infant Formula Rebate Contracts, 2003-2013

Oliveira, Victor; Davis, David; Oliveira, Victor; Davis, David;
English
  • Published: 01 Jul 2015
  • Publisher: Unknown
Abstract
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is the major purchaser of infant formula in the United States, and its mandatory rebate program saved WIC $1.9 billion in FY 2013. WIC State agencies are required by law to have competitively bid infant formula rebate contracts with infant formula manufacturers. Contracts are awarded to the manufacturer offering the WIC State agency the lowest net price (as determined by the manufacturer’s wholesale price minus the rebate). This study examines both the winning and losing bids from the infant formula manufacturers for State agency contracts awarded f...
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free text keywords: Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, WIC, net price, rebates, bids, Industrial Organization,, Industrial Organization, Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, WIC, net price, rebates, bids

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publication . Other literature type . Preprint . 2015

Manufacturers’ Bids for WIC Infant Formula Rebate Contracts, 2003-2013

Oliveira, Victor; Davis, David; Oliveira, Victor; Davis, David;