Objectives To characterize the health and health care experiences of children in the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI), assess differences by household poverty status, and provide comparisons to the general U.S. […]
This study analyzed birth outcomes and the cost of infant hospitalization at delivery for black and non-black Medicaid clients, in relation to their level of prenatal participation in the WIC Program. Based on the results, prenatal WIC participation was associated with lower Medicaid costs and better birth outcomes, particularly for blacks.
This study examines the relationship between child participation in WIC to Medicaid costs and use of healthcare services in North Carolina. Medicaid-enrolled children participating in the WIC Program showed greater use of all types of healthcare services, compared with Medicaid-enrolled children who were not WIC participants.
An issue brief on how to improve health insurance coverage for low-income families and children through WIC referrals and partnership.