Program Oversight And Reimbursement System

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Program Oversight And Reimbursement System

Valley Oak Children's Services Annual Provider Training 213-2014


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) sets the regulations for the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    As a sponsor of the CACFP, Valley Oak Children's Services (VOCS) must ensure providers are meeting all program regulations for continued participation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    VOCS conducts site monitoring visits to our provider homes to ensure program compliance.  How many site monitoring visits (aka home visits) will each provider receive during the program year (minimum)?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 4. 
    VOCS may visit a provider's home anytime during the month during the provider's normal child care hours (including weekends and evenings).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    A provider is required to notify the office if they will be away from the home during regularly scheduled meal times.  If notification is not given and VOCS monitors attempt a visit and no one is home, the meal will be disallowed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    If a VOCS monitor arrives at the provider's home and the provider is not present, but the provider assistant is present, the monitor is required to:
    • A. 

      Conduct the visit with the assistant including reviewing records

    • B. 

      Leave and come back later when the provider is home

    • C. 

      Leave and return on a different day

  • 7. 
    If a child is normally scheduled for a PM snack but leaves early and does not eat PM snack that day,  the provider can still claim that child for PM snack.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    During a home visit a VOCS monitor finds that the provider has not recorded her menus and attendance for the last three days.  What will the consequences be?
    • A. 

      The provider will be declared Seriously Deficient and the meals not recorded will be disallowed

    • B. 

      Nothing at all

  • 9. 
    A provider regularly claims 6 children for dinner.  VOCS monitors arrive for a dinner visit and there are only 2 children present for the meal.  This is the only day during the month that all children were absent. To ensure accurate claiming, the provider can expect what from VOCS? (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Nothing at all

    • B. 

      A follow up visit to view the meal again with all children present

    • C. 

      Parent/guardian surveys

  • 10. 
    There are two types of reimbursement: Tier 1 and Tier 2.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    If a provider has been declared seriously deficient and they fail to correct the deficiency, they may be disqualified from participation in the food program for how many years?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      5

    • E. 

      7

  • 12. 
    A provider may qualify for the higher Tier 1 rate for all children enrolled in her care if her home is within the boundary of a elementary school where 50% or more of the children enrolled qualify for Free and Reduced Price Meals through the National School Lunch Program.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    If a provider qualifies for the lower Tier 2 reimbursement rate, she has the following options: (choose all that apply)
    • A. 

      They can distribute Meal Benefit Forms to all the families enrolled in his/her care to see if they qualify for the Tier 1 rates based on income

    • B. 

      Do nothing extra and receive the Tier 2 reimbursement rate for all children

    • C. 

      Distribute the Meal Benefit Forms to only categorically eligible children to see if they will qualify for Tier 1

    • D. 

      Receive Tier 1 reimbursement for those who qualify based on the completion of a Meal Benefit Form and Tier 2 for those who don't qualify or do not submit a Meal Benefit Form.

  • 14. 
    All providers may be reimbursed for meals served to their own children regardless of their family income.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    A provider who lives in a Tier 2 elementary school neighborhood (one where less than 50% of the children enrolled qualify for the Free and Reduced Price Meals) can receive Tier 1 reimbursement if he/she is income eligible.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    There is no set day that a provider can expect to receive food program reimbursement.  It is dependent on when funds are received from CDE.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    A provider must notify VOCS if they move.  In order to continue on the food program, a licensed provider must send to us:
    • A. 

      A letter saying when they moved

    • B. 

      A copy of a signed Facility Profile sheet or License from Community Care Licensing with the new effective date

    • C. 

      A signed note from parents stating that they are aware that the provider is unlicensed

  • 18. 
    A provider decides that she/he does not want to claim on the food program for a few months.  The provider should:
    • A. 

      Inform VOCS when they arrive for their next home visit

    • B. 

      Notify VOCS the first day of inactivity

    • C. 

      Do nothing

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