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Assessment of WIC cost-containment practices

John A. Kirlin

Assessment of WIC cost-containment practices

executive summary

by John A. Kirlin

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (U.S.) -- Evaluation,
  • Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (U.S.) -- Management,
  • Food relief -- United States -- Cost control,
  • Maternal and infant welfare -- Government policy -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn A. Kirlin, Nancy Cole, Christopher Logan.
    SeriesFood Assistance and Nutrition Research report -- no. 31.
    ContributionsCole, Nancy., Logan, Christopher W., United States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service., Food Assistance & Nutrition Research (Program : U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 27 p. :
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17612834M
    OCLC/WorldCa52293221

    According to USDA estimates, WIC infant formula cost containment now saves the program about $ billion a year. Food price data demonstrate how successful the WIC cost containment system has been. Over the past 16 years, WIC food costs per participant have risen at only half the rate of grocery store food prices. Food costs, as measured by. Downloadable! Cost containment is a concern for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), a Federal food assistance program providing participants with key foods and beverages. Since WIC is not an entitlement program, the amount of aid available to cover those who are eligible depends on fixed budget appropriations and WIC agency cost containment.

    by Congress. Cost-containment practices play a major role in increasing the number of participants the WIC program can serve. Participant Eligibility To qualify for WIC, applicants must meet categorical, residential, income, and nutrition risk eligibility requirements. (1) Categorical eligibility. To participate in the WIC program, a person File Size: KB.   These requirements are contained in the Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of , enacted on J The rule reflects the statutory provisions that require State agencies to implement a vendor peer group system, competitive price criteria, and allowable reimbursement levels in a manner that ensures that the WIC Program pays.

    “Optimistic” Logic Model. Findley presented an “optimistic” logic model for assessing WIC’s impact on health care outcomes, an abbreviated version of which is shown in Figure On the far right of the figure are the long-term impacts that can be anticipated from effective WIC services—in particular, impacts that could affect health care utilization and costs.   WIC saves lives and improves the health of nutritionally at-risk women, infants and children. The results of studies conducted by FNS and other non-government entities prove that WIC is one of the nation’s most successful and cost-effective nutrition intervention programs. Since its beginning in , the WIC Program has earned the reputation.


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Assessment of WIC cost-containment practices by John A. Kirlin Download PDF EPUB FB2

Implemented and local conditions; (2) the cost-containment practices had few adverse out-comes for WIC participants; and (3) administrative costs of the practices were low, averaging about percent of food package savings. A summary of this report,Assessment of WIC Cost-Containment Practices.

Assessment of WIC Cost-Containment Practices: Final Report by John A. Kirlin, Nancy Cole, and Christopher Logan The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides both nutrition education and supplemental foods for pregnant, breastfeeding, and post-partum women, infants, and children.

Assessment of WIC Cost-Containment Practices: Executive Summary by John A. Kirlin, Nancy Cole, and Christopher Logan The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides both nutrition education and supplemental foods containing nutrients determined by nutritional research to be lacking in the Assessment of WIC cost-containment practices book of pregnant, breastfeeding, and post-partum women, infants, and children.

Nancy Cole, Assessment of WIC Cost-Containment Practices: An Interim Report to Congress, Economic Research Service, Washington, DC, February (electronic publication E-FAN). 4 In California, price thresholds were used to identify excessive prices for individual items, not to deny authorization to vendors.

depending on practices implemented and local conditions; (2) the cost-containment practices had few adverse outcomes for WIC participants; and (3) administrative costs of the practices were low, averaging about percent of food package savings.

The full report, Assessment of WIC Cost-Containment Practices: Final Report, is. The researchers examined cost-containment practices in six states, including interviews with the various stakeholders and analysis of WIC administrative data. The authors reached three major conclusions: (1) Cost-containment practices reduced average food package costs by % to %, depending on practices implemented and local conditions; (2) the cost-containment practices had few adverse outcomes for WIC participants.

Insight is examining cost containment practices used by WIC SAs, assessing their impact on key WIC goals, and identifying best practices that may be implemented across WIC SAs. The study was designed by FNS to fill several important gaps in information about the nutrition education component of the WIC Program.

It was not designed to be a "best practices" study, nor was it meant to provide a nationally representative picture of nutrition education in the WIC Program. >> “Monitoring State food package costs and cost containment efforts to promote continued cost efficiencies.” (Program Assessment, para.

6) >> “Promoting efforts to address childhood obesity by supporting special State projects which will build on previously-developed WIC-specific obesity prevention interventions.” (Program Assessment. WIC is here to help you and your family thrive and be healthy. WIC is the USDA Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for W omen, I nfants and C hildren.

WIC gives you access to healthy foods, nutrition education and counseling, and breastfeeding support. If you’re pregnant, a caregiver, or a parent with a child under five, WIC is right for you.

Get this from a library. Assessment of WIC cost-containment practices: executive summary. [John A Kirlin; Nancy Cole; Christopher W Logan; United States. Department of Agriculture. Economic Research Service.; Food Assistance & Nutrition Research (Program: U.S.)]. This page contains policies for the Washington State WIC Nutrition Program.

If you have questions about policy and procedures, please contact the state WIC office at Draft chapters are in effect while we wait for final approval from USDA-FNS (United States Department of Agriculture–Food and Nutrition Services).

Public Health Dental Hygienist Program – The Public Health Dental Hygienist program provides families enrolled in WIC with the opportunity to meet with a dental hygienist to receive oral health information, and help finding a local dental practice that accepts their insurance.

Currently five of the 12 Local Health WIC programs participate in. Get this from a library. Assessment of WIC cost-containment practices. [Phil R Kaufman; United States. Department of Agriculture. Economic Research Service,].

NS Nutrition Assistant Training and Certification. NS Strong4Life Staff Observations Published: 3/18/ Dietetic Internship Program. NS Dietetic Internship Program Published: 1/23/ NS Forms | NS Policies Combined. Information Systems (IS) System Planning and Operation.

IS Computer Systems Issues, Problems. Based on a review of cost-containment practices in six States, including interviews with the various stakeholders and analysis of WIC administrative files, the study draws three major conclusions: (1) costcontainment practices reduced average food package costs by to percent, depending on practices implemented and local conditions; (2.

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

WIC staff can use the following materials to train new or existing staff and for facilitating client group education. These materials will help staff develop and strengthen their Baby Behavior skills and build their confidence through applying their Baby Behavior knowledge as it relates to baby cues, crying, and sleep.

KY WIC Certification Nutrition Assessment & Counseling Guide For Certifying Health Professionals WIC CERTIFICATION NUTRITION ASSESSMENT The WIC Certification Criteria for Women, Infants and Children are found in the Clinic Management System (CMS) and on the following WIC Certification Forms.

The WIC certification and assessmentFile Size: 2MB. WPMPromising_Practices_in_WIC_Food_Cost_Containment_Attachmentpdf This Policy Memorandum is being issued in response to the Fiscal Year (FY) audit by USDA’s Office of Inspector General (OIG), State Agencies’ Food Costs for the Food and Nutrition Service’s Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and.

10/ Washington WIC Nutrition Program 2 Drug – Nutrient Interactions Table of Common Drugs and Medications: This table lists common drugs that can affect nutrition status. If the client is taking a drug or medication that isn’t on this list, check the Food-Medications Interactions book for possible side effects.WIC Works provides links to other Internet sites as a service to health and nutrition professionals.

National WIC Association external icon NWA is the non-profit education arm and advocacy voice of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and children (WIC).A greater proportion of WIC-eligible nonparticipants was observed for women with incomes at $20,–$24, (% vs.

%) and >$50,–$74, (% vs. %). The multiple pathways to WIC eligibility may explain the small percentage of mothers who report relatively higher household incomes (e.g., ≥$75,) and who participate in by: 9.