All content tagged with the term "wic-cost-savings".
January 1, 2012 -
The authors presented an economic model of a national infant formula market. Their research showed that the behavior of paying customers, manufacturers, and retail stores determined the value of local sole-source contracts to manufacturers. In turn, this value motivated manufacturers to acquire sole-source contracts and make rebate payments that contained the taxpayer cost of providing infant formula to WIC Program participants.
June 1, 2004 -
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.
March 1, 2003 -
The researchers examined birth outcomes and costs of infant hospitalization at delivery for black and non-black Medicaid clients, in relation to the level of prenatal participation in the WIC Program. Results showed that prenatal WIC participation was associated with lower Medicaid costs and better birth outcomes, particularly for blacks.
January 1, 2003 -
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.