Title V MCH Services Block Grant Oral Health Toolkit
States are required to
- Develop at least one evidence-based or -informed strategy measure (ESM) for each selected national performance measure (NPM).
- Finalize an action plan that lists state priority needs, objectives, strategies and activities, and ESMs.
In this way, process inputs/outputs are captured in ESMs, which describe the short-/medium-term outcomes of NPMs, which move the needle on long-term impact national outcome measures (NOMs).