Return on Investment Calculator for Medicaid Quality Initiatives


Return on Investment Calculator for Medicaid Quality Initiatives


This calculator helps Medicaid stakeholders allocate resources and demonstrate a return on investment (ROI) from quality improvement initiatives. The forecast results help decisionmakers invest in programs that more effectively manage the care of high-risk, high-cost beneficiaries, and can improve health outcomes, reduce unnecessary utilization, and control Medicaid expenditures.

To calculate an ROI forecast, the user must input information on:

  • Intervention
  • Target population
  • Utilization
  • Program costs
  • Discount rate
Free user registration is required.


Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc.

Funding Sources:

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; Commonwealth Fund


Release Date: 2007
Original Summary: September 2008
Last Updated: 01/19/09

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