State Levers to Promote Lead Screening and Treatment: Rhode Island’s Strategies

Addressing lead hazards today generates future economic benefits and improved health outcomes for children. In partnership with the Health Resources and Services Administration, the National Academy for State Health Policy is publishing a series of case studies highlighting effective state initiatives to promote lead screening and treatment. This study explores how Rhode Island has used various levers to reduce the rate of childhood lead poisoning.

View or download: State Levers to Promote Lead Screening and Treatment: Rhode Island’s Strategies

To learn about other state initiatives, read NASHP’s 50-State Scan of State Health Care Delivery Policies Promoting Lead Screening and Treatment.

View or download: Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program Levers to Promote Lead Screening and Treatment: Indiana’s Experience