Vermont Uses an Accountable Care Organization Model to Promote Developmental Screenings during Well-Child Visits

Without early identification and treatment of development delays, children may face long-lasting and costly consequences. With more states reporting their developmental screening Child Core Set measures and new federal initiatives promoting value-based payment for children’s health, Vermont’s innovative affordable care organization’s approach can provide valuable insights. This fact sheet describes Vermont’s strategy to prioritize developmental screenings of children covered by Medicaid during well-child visits.