4114.0: Tuesday, November 14, 2000: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM

Cost of Prevention: Finding & Using Cost Data in Policy Development

As we work to institutionalize childhood lead poisoning prevention services, lead programs are increasing called upon to estimate the costs of providing screening, case management, medical and environmental follow-up. This panel will provide participants with information for locating cost data and give examples of how these data can be used to inform policy decisions
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Facilitator(s):Scott Grosse, PhD
Organizer(s):Nancy Tips
12:30 PMChange in blood lead levels from relocation
Pat McLaine, RN, MPH, Sherry Dixon, PhD, Wendy Shields, MPH
12:45 PMDecision Analysis for New Blood Lead Testing Technologies
Mary Jean Brown, RN, ScD, Ralph Timperi, MPH
1:00 PMEstimating the cost of lead hazard control work: Factors for managers/evaluators to consider
Jonathan W Wilson, MPP
1:15 PMMedicaid reimbursement for environmental lead inspections: two methods for estimating costs
Lynn M. Bibeault, MS, CIH, Robert R. Vanderslice, PhD, Bela T. Matyas, MD, MPH, Carolyn Dias
1:30 PMSuccessful relocation to lead-safe housing: lessons from a program at the Kennedy Krieger Institute
Pat L. McLaine, RN, MPH, Wendy Shields, MPH
Cosponsors:Epidemiology; Occupational Health and Safety

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA