TABLE 3

Analysis of Costs and Cost Effectiveness of PM Intervention

ItemaControl GroupPM Group
PM stipends—total cost$53 838
PM travel and supplies—total cost$5195
PM training sessions and meetings—total cost$1411.61
Program coordinator salary—total cost$25 350
ED visitsa—total cost$62 730$60 885
Hospitalizationsb—total cost$81 234$58 431
ICU staysc—total cost$277 094$74 742
Wage loss and other costs related to taking care of sick childd—total cost$33 589$12 985
Total for all costs$454 647$291 426
ICER per child insurede–$6045.22
ICER per each percent increase in children insurede–$4185.15
  • Intervention parents (98.4%) experienced a total of 75 missed work days due to their child’s illness. —, N/A.

  • a N = 39 ED visits for controls and 40 for the intervention group.

  • b N = 2 hospitalizations for controls and 2 for the intervention group.

  • c N = 4 ICU stays for controls and 1 for the intervention group.

  • d N = 112 control parents (98.2%) experienced a total of 83.5 missed work days due to their child’s illness; N = 121

  • e A negative value represents cost savings per year.