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Cost Containment

Cost containment refers to strategies and measures aimed at controlling program expenses while maintaining or improving the quality of goods or services provided. It encompasses various practices, such as enhancing efficiency, negotiating cost reductions, optimizing resources, and adopting technology. Cost containment is essential for ensuring financial stability and promoting the sustainability of nutrition programs.

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  • Plate Waste Tool — Audit tool developed by South Carolina Department on Aging that calculates plate waste scores for evaluation
  • Managing Finances— Planning budgets, managing money, and more from University of Kansas Community Tool Box
  • Senior Nutrition Program Spending — Resources that offer new or expanded ways to meet older adults’ nutrition, socialization, and wellness needs with OAA funds


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Last modified on 05/17/2024

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