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Medicaid and CHIP Fundamentals. Year Developed: 2015. Source: National Health Policy Forum. Presenter(s): Chris L. Peterson, MPP. Type: Video Lecture. Level: Advanced. Length: 51 minutes.

Annotation: This lecture covers the background of the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission, explains how Medicaid and CHIP work independently and together. Topic covered include the statutory and program administration of the program (what are the federal and state roles), eligibility (who is covered), benefits and cost sharing (what is covered), and payment and financing issues (how much is covered). The lecture concludes with selected, real-life policy issues.

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Return on Investment. Year Developed: 2013. Source: Northwest Center for Public Health Practice. Presenter(s): Wendy Baesler, MA. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Intermediate. Length: 60 minutes.

Annotation: In this webinar, Ms. Baesler explores the similarities and differences in cost-benefit, cost-utility, cost-effectiveness analysis, return on investment, and social return on investment and describes the step-by-step processes for calculating these several economic evaluation measures. Also discussed are the advantages and disadvantages of each tool. Examples of how ROI results can be communicated are provided. Presentation slides are available for download.

Learning Objectives: • Identify the advantages and disadvantages of economic evaluation and its implementation. • Understand the similarities and differences in the following economic evaluation measures: cost-benefit, cost-utility, cost-effectiveness analysis, return on investment, and social return on investment. • Understand the steps in determining and measuring costs and benefits of a program so that cost benefit analysis or return on investment can be calculated. • Review return on investment studies in the public health field and how they are used to: justify, prioritize, and implement prevention and treatment strategies; communicate progress to leadership; and heighten community recognition concerning an organization's accomplishments.

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Measuring the Return on Investment in Maternal and Child Health Programs. Year Developed: 2013. Source: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau. Presenter(s): Scott Grosse, PhD; Stephanie Lee; Ricardo Basurto-Dávila, PhD, MSc. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Intermediate Advanced. Length: 90 minutes.

Annotation: This webinar, part of the DataSpeak web conference series, presents three case studies that explain how to show return on investment (ROI) through different analysis types: (1) an overview of how economic evaluations of health policies and budget impact/ROI analyses are conducted to determine value and cost-effectiveness with examples drawn from asthma management and newborn screening for critical congenital heart disease; (2) a summary of how to conduct a benefit-cost analysis for estimating prevention and intervention programs for children at the state level with examples from Washington state; and (3) an outcome evaluation of how local MCH funding has impacted children with low birth weight and their eventual health outcomes in California.

Special Instructions: DataSpeak uses a number of different technologies. To get the most out of the information, please review the technical requirements at http://hrsa.gov/archive/mchb/dataspeak/techreq/index.html

Business Planning for Public Health Programs. Year Developed: 2011. Source: Northwest Center for Public Health Practice. Presenter(s): Stephen Orton, PhD. Type: Interactive Modules. Level: Introductory Intermediate Advanced. Length: 45 minutes.

Annotation: This 45-minute module will help you understand the basics of business planning and determine if writing a business plan is appropriate for your public health program.

Learning Objectives: • Describe the parts of a business plan. • Explain how business planning can be helpful for a public health agency or non-profit organization. • Describe the function of business planning. Identify when it is appropriate to do a business plan.

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