National WIC Association

The effects of the Women, Infants, and Children’s supplemental food program on dentally related Medicaid expenditures

Lee JY, et al. The effects of the Women, Infants, and Children’s supplemental food program on dentally related Medicaid expenditures. J Public Health Dent. Jun 2004;64(2):76-81.

The aim of this study was to estimate the effects of WIC on young children’s dentally related Medicaid expenditures. The results revealed that the WIC Program had the potential to decrease dentally related Medicaid costs, while increasing the use of dental services.