Publications

This brief highlights opportunities for programmatic improvement in the delivery of mental health services for children in SCHIP. The brief examines strategies and challenges faced by three state SCHIP programs. Each state reports successful approaches to managing the delivery of mental health services for the SCHIP population. Mental Health Access in SCHIP Programs 363.5 KB […]

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    SCHIP Buy-In Programs

    This brief examines key elements of the seven state SCHIP buy-in programs in operation in 2005. The buy-in programs are designed to fill a coverage gap created when children leave the SCHIP program due to loss of financial eligibility and then become uninsured because their families do not have access to employer coverage or cannot […]

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    April 2, 2009 | Filed under: Children's Health, Publications

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    Charting SCHIP III: An Analysis of the Third Comprehensive Survey of State Children’s Health Insurance Programs

    This report examines the policies and strategies that states use to manage their State Children’s Health Insurance Programs (SCHIP). It draws on information collected through a series of three surveys that NASHP conducted between 1998 and 2005. The most recent survey examined SCHIP programs as of July 31, 2005. Charting SCHIP III examines findings in […]

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    April 2, 2009 | Filed under: Children's Health, Publications

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    Evaluating Community-Based Children’s Health Promotion Programs: A Snapshot of Strategies and Methods

    This report provides practical information that states and community groups can use to develop evaluation components for community-based projects that focus on children’s health promotion. Through an examination of seven representative projects, the report offers examples and lessons learned related to various aspects of evaluation, among them: design, process and partnerships, outcomes, and dissemination. Programs […]

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    Improving Oral Health Care for Young Children

    This paper focuses on the policy, financing, and workforce challenges that must be addressed to improve access to oral health care for young children, particularly those that are underserved at present.   Until recently, little attention has been given to ensuring that the oral health needs of young children are met before they enter school. […]

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    April 2, 2009 | Filed under: Oral Health, Publications

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    Meeting the Health Needs of Youth Involved in the Juvenile Justice System

    Nearly 100,000 young people are in juvenile justice facilities of some sort on any given day, with more than 2 million arrested in a year. Of those in residential settings, 62 percent are minorities, 85 percent are boys, and many, if not most, lack adequate health insurance coverage. Youth in juvenile justice facilities – including […]

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    April 2, 2009 | Filed under: Eligibility and Enrollment, Medicaid, Publications

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    Health Care of Children in Foster Care: Who’s Keeping Track?

    This report looks at systems of tracking health care services and providers of care for children in foster care. It builds on a NASHP survey of health passport activity around the country and highlights innovative approaches. The report also analyzes the barriers to successful implementation and the implications of Medicaid HMO contracting on health passport […]

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    April 2, 2009 | Filed under: Care Coordination, Publications

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    Building State Medicaid Capacity to Provide Child Development Services: Early Findings from the ABCD Consortium

    This report is a summary of early findings from a four-state consortium dedicated to strengthening the early child health and development services offered through Medicaid. The consortium was the first effort in the Assuring Better Child Health and Development (ABCD) initiative. The report outlines how the Consortium states – North Carolina, Utah, Vermont, and Washington […]

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    April 2, 2009 | Filed under: Children's Health, Medicaid, Publications

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    The North Carolina ABCD Project: A New Approach for Providing Developmental Services in Primary Care Practice

    This report details promising efforts being made in North Carolina to coordinate and strengthen the early childhood development services the state provides to low-income children and their families.   North Carolina ABCD 232.9 KB  

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    April 2, 2009 | Filed under: Primary Care and Medical Homes, Publications

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    Reasons and Strategies for Strengthening Childhood Development Services in the Healthcare System

    This report summarizes recent research on early brain development, highlights innovative practices in Washington, Kentucky, North Carolina, and California, and offers concrete steps states can take to strengthen early childhood development services. Childhood Development Services 247.2 KB  

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