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MSG to Evaluate the Child and Adult Care Food Program

MSG is proud to announce that it has been selected conduct a feasibility study that develops a method for accurately estimating the rate of erroneous or improper payments to Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) family daycare homes (FDCHs) for meals claimed for reimbursement. CACFP provides aid to child and adult care institutions and family or group day care homes. The purpose of this aid is to provide nutritious foods that contribute to the wellness, healthy growth, and development of young children, and the health and wellness of older adults and chronically impaired disabled persons.


MSG’s efforts will culminate in a method to measure inaccurate or incorrect payments made to day care homes, thereby ensuring that CACFP funds are distributed efficiently and children received much-needed nutrition. Noted Dan Geller, MSG’s Director of Evaluation, “Accurate payments are critical to the success of programs like CACFP. MSG is pleased to support such an important program that caters directly to low-income families.”