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Implementing Maternal Infant Health Outreach Worker (MIHOW)®

Estimated Costs of Implementation

Last Updated

April 2011

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Average Cost per Family

The average cost of serving a family with MIHOW services is approximately $1,800 per year [2011 dollars]. No information is available about the constructs used to estimate this cost.

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Labor Costs

No information is available.

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Purchase of Program Model or Operating License

The MIHOW licensing fee is 5 percent of an agency’s total MIHOW program budget.

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Materials and Forms

Each of the following program materials has a unit cost of $100 in 2011 dollars plus shipping and handling fees:

  • Home Visit Guide—The Prenatal Period
  • Home Visit Guide—The First Year of Life
  • Home Visit Guide—The Second Year of Life
  • Home Visit Guide—The Third Year of Life
  • The Administrator’s Manual
  • The MIHOW Way—Training Manual

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Training and Technical Assistance

Training and technical assistance costs are included in the cost of the licensing fee.

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Infrastructure

No information is available.

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Recruitment and Retention

No information is available.

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Notes

The information contained on this page was last updated in April 2011. Recommended Further Reading lists the sources for this information. In addition, the information contained in this profile was reviewed for accuracy by the MIHOW Program at the Center for Community Health Solutions, Vanderbilt University on March 30, 2011. HomVEE reserves the right to edit the profile for clarity and consistency.

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