Food Bank/Home-Delivered Meals
HRSA Service Definition
Food Bank/Home Delivered Meals refers to the provision of actual food items, hot meals, or a voucher program to purchase food. This also includes the provision of essential non-food items that are limited to the following:
- Personal hygiene products
- Household cleaning supplies
- Water filtration/purification systems in communities where issues of water safety exist
Unallowable costs include household appliances, pet foods, and other non-essential products.
See Medical Nutrition Therapy. Nutritional services and nutritional supplements provided by a registered dietitian are considered a core medical service under the RWHAP.
Number of Clients Served, Units Provided, Expenditures, Cost per Client and 3 Year averaged Cost per Client (based on actual expenditures)
|Food/Meals Units (meals)||83,771||80,481||69,407||294,609||78,410|
|Over/ Underspending||$682,825 over||$377,055 over||$288,423 over||$203,671 over||$507,997 over|
Funding by Part, and info on any other payers
|Total Part A Funds (Formula + Supp.)||MAI||Total Part B Funds (Formula + Supp. NJ)||Total Part B Funds (Formula + Supp. PA)||Total Part C EIS Funds (State & Local)||Total Part D Funds (State & Local)||Total Part F Funds|
|Last Year Allocation||$328,051||$22,000||$641,525|
Consumer survey info 2017 n=392
|n||Used in the last 12 months||Needed but did not get (last 12 months)|
|Food Bank/Home-delivered Meals||158||75.3%||23.5%|
For the purposes of this document, need is based on the response of a consumer when asked if there was a service they needed. MMP interviews patients in care and asks consumers if they need a service and if they receive it. Client services unit data identifies needs at the time of initial intake.
|2016 MMP Percent with a Need||2018 Client Services Unit Need at Intake|
|Food Bank/Home-delivered Meals||6.5%||18.9%|
Recipient Service Considerations