HANDS - CMA Consulting Services

HANDS Mobile- and Device-Friendly Support For Participant-Centered Services for WIC

The Health And Nutrition Delivery System (HANDS) by CMA supports participant-centered services for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) programs.

HANDS is a flexible and customizable system that is operational in five state agencies.

HANDS will easily comply with the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, which mandates that states provide EBT to clients by Oct. 1, 2020. EBT Operational activities have started, with a planned rollout in 2017.

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Why Choose HANDS?

You can expect many benefits by choosing HANDS. Here are a few:

HANDS is the most current, custom-built WIC application in the nation. Features include:

  • HANDS is modular to suit the needs of every user. The stability and reliability of HANDS ensures ease-of-use and reduced data entry, thereby increasing clinic productivity.
  • HANDS uses a reliable and time-tested data structure that serves more than 20 percent of the national caseload.
  • HANDS provides an Appointment Module that is loved and used by the clinics.
  • HANDS provides effective and accurate caseload, participation, rebate, and financial reports.

How HANDS Works

One of our client partners have set up a HANDS training site, which uses video to demonstrate HANDS functionality. While the policies and procedures shown will differ from state to state, the site can give you a great idea of how HANDS looks and works.

  • Screen shot of the HANDS application on a tablet, held horizontally
  • Screen shot of the HANDS application on a tablet, held vertically
  • Screen shot of the HANDS application on a mobile phone

Functional Highlights:

  • Participant-Centered Clinic Module
  • EBT Operations (in progress)
  • Vendor Authorization and Management Module with complimentary Retailer Web Application
  • Commodity Supplemental Food Program
  • Farmers’ Market
  • Seniors Farmers’ Market
  • 70+ accurate reports, with extractable report data for further analysis
  • Fully operational FNS-798 Report
  • Program Integrity

See HANDS in Action

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Want to Know More?

View a HANDS success story:

Currently, HANDS is operational in five state agencies. Learn more about these operations at our Arizona HANDS success story.

See our Government Contracts:

CMA holds a number of government contract vehicles to support our work in the public sector.

Read more CMA news about WIC:

Visit our news section to see the latest about CMA’s work in the WIC practice area.