Care Coordination

This is the first in a series of Assuring Better Child Health and Development (ABCD) III Innovation Briefs. This brief focuses on electronic information-sharing systems that Illinois is building or adapting to improve care coordination for children with or at risk of developmental delays. Illinois is poised to improve care coordination by implementing an electronic […]

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  • Publications

    This report summarizes early findings from the current Assuring Better Child Health and Development (ABCD III) learning collaborative of five states. Arkansas, Illinois, Minnesota, Oklahoma, and Oregon are testing models to strengthen linkages and care coordination between pediatric primary care providers and community-based providers of early intervention, mental health, public health, and early care and […]

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    June 14, 2011 | Filed under: Care Coordination, Children's Health, Medicaid, Publications
  • Webinars

    States participating in the Assuring Better Child Health and Development (ABCD) III initiative are implementing new strategies to improve care coordination and service linkages to support healthy child development. A number of early lessons have emerged from the initiative with implications for young children and other populations. This webinar, supported by The Commonwealth Fund, will […]

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  • Publications

    This brief, written by Carrie Hanlon and produced by the Urban Institute ,examines states’ Medicaid and CHIP policy choices and new opportunities under health reform and other federal legislation to develop a well-coordinated system of care for children receiving Early Intervention (EI) and other ongoing services. State examples in the paper draw significantly from NASHP’s […]

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  • Webinars

    Early identification of delays and linkage to appropriate services can improve coordination among pediatric primary health care providers and providers of mental health, early intervention, child welfare, and early care and education services and influence the course of young children’s healthy development. States are using a variety of mechanisms to develop and test interventions to […]

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  • Publications

    The five states participating in the third Assuring Better Child Health and Development (ABCD) learning consortium have gone through an extensive planning process to set the stage for implementation of interventions to improve coordination among providers serving children in pilot communities. This document describes 1) how Arkansas, Illinois, Minnesota, Oklahoma, and Oregon are building on […]

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    December 6, 2010 | Filed under: Care Coordination, Children's Health, Medicaid, Publications
  • Publications

    The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act enacts a variety of initiatives aimed at enhancing long term services and supports (LTSS) and coordination of primary and chronic care for older persons and adults with disabilities.  Many of these establish delivery systems demonstrations and Medicaid options that states could adopt to implement state reforms. This NASHP […]

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    April 2, 2010 | Filed under: Care Coordination, Publications
  • Webinars

    This webinar provided an opportunity for alumni of the Assuring Better Child Health and Development (ABCD) consortia to hear from Scott Allen, Executive Director of the Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics.  Mr. Allen discussed lessons learned from The Commonwealth Fund grant to the Illinois chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Overcoming […]

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    February 4, 2010 | Filed under: Care Coordination, Children's Health, Webinars
  • Webinars

    Care coordination can link children to the continuum of health services (from the primary care medical home to subspecialty services) and other needed community services (early care and education, early intervention, and family support). Data integration and health information technology and exchange can help improve communication and linkages among various kinds of providers and with […]

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    November 17, 2009 | Filed under: Care Coordination, Children's Health, Health IT, Webinars
  • Forming partnerships with key players (including patients, providers and private sector payers) whose practices the state seeks to change. Alabama Patient 1st and Patient Care Networks of Alabama (PCNA): The Alabama Medicaid Agency has established working relationships for this project with the state physician associations (including the Alabama chapters of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and American […]

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    October 1, 2009 | Filed under: Care Coordination