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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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    The most common chronic childhood disease in America, tooth decay, is almost entirely preventable.  States have turned to medical providers to help prevent tooth decay since children see doctors earlier and more often than dentists, and Medicaid agencies in 35 states reimburse medical providers for preventive oral health services. The Pew Center on the States […]

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    The medical home is a model of care that is taking root in both public and private payer programs in an effort to improve quality, control costs, and increase both patient and provider satisfaction. Since 2006, more than 30 states have been leading efforts to advance medical homes in their Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance […]

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    This webcast was designed to explore sound strategies states are using to better meet the health care needs of juvenile justice-involved youth. During this web event participants will receive an overview of using Medicaid to pay for services for youth involved in the juvenile justice system, with a focus on evidence-based practices. Participants will also […]

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    This Web seminar helped state policy makers and others concerned with the health care safety net understand how Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) can fit into a state’s health care reform plans to meet access, quality, cost, and outcome goals. Health centers can provide a source of primary health care for the newly insured and […]

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    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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    For the 10 or more states that are active stakeholders in multi-payer medical home initiatives, the promise of Medicare getting in the sandbox with them and playing (a.k.a. paying) is an exciting proposition. The addition of Medicare as payer to some of these state initiatives may be the critical tipping point that results in widespread […]

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    There has been much talk about health reform over the last several months, but little attention has been paid to the implications these reforms will have on states. Exploring the key considerations for states in the wake of health reform is essential, as states play a critical role in financing, organizing, and regulating the health […]

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    Many states have worked to ensure that people who qualify for Medicaid and CHIP enroll into those programs.  Despite these efforts, many who qualify remain without coverage.  Tough economic times only heighten the challenge as they require states to find and enroll newly eligible people despite budget cuts and hiring freezes.  Participants in this afternoon-only […]

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    Tooth decay is the most common chronic childhood disease in America and it is almost entirely preventable if caught early.  Because most children see doctors and nurses earlier and more often than dentists, states have turned to medical providers to help prevent tooth decay.  Medicaid programs in over 30 states reimburse medical providers for preventive […]

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