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State Medicaid Managed Care Program Design for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs

In the spring of 2017 the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) analyzed the most recently available state Medicaid managed care contracts in all 50 states and the District of Columbia for the key types of managed care delivery systems including risk-based managed care, Primary Care Case Management and Prepaid Health Plans. The review […]

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  • Lead Screening & Treatment in Medicaid and CHIP

    State Medicaid agencies and CHIP programs play a significant role in their state’s lead screening procedures and provision of treatment services for children. This fact sheet was created following a recent webinar with state officials to share key information. It provides data on lead toxicity in children, the potential health impacts, the federal CMS requirements for screening […]

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  • EPSDT Resources to Improve Medicaid for Children and Adolescents

    About This Map Beyond the screening and preventive health services covered under EPSDT, the Medicaid benefit for children and adolescents, diagnostic and treatment services are also covered to correct or ameliorate a child’s physical or mental condition(s). In general, states must ensure the provision of, and pay for, any services, including treatment, in accordance with […]

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