National WIC Association

Child participation in WIC: Medicaid costs and use of health care services

Buescher PA, et al. Child participation in WIC: Medicaid costs and use of health care services. Am J Public Health. Jan 2003;93(1):145-150.

This study examined the relationship between child participation in WIC to Medicaid costs and use of health care services in North Carolina. Medicaid-enrolled children participating in the WIC Program showed greater use of all types of health care services, compared with Medicaid-enrolled children who were not WIC participants.

Categories: WIC Cost Savings