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Hiscock Historical Collection

Preserving the Early Development of Medicaid's EPSDT Benefit


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Irwin PH. 1980. A study of the process, effectiveness and costs of the EPSDT program in Southeastern Pennsylvania Part III: Interim report explanatory effectiveness analysis. Philadelphia, PA: Philadelphia Health Management Corporation, 109 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 144).

This document reports on a study of preventive services through the analysis of existing data from child health screening services (EPSDT) in southeastern Pennsylvania, including a description, a model, and attempts to explain variations in efficiency within the program. Topics include outreach, risk identification and reduction, and impact.

Irwin PH, Conroy-Hughes R. 1980. A study of the process, effectiveness and costs of the EPSDT program in Southeastern Pennsylvania: Final report. Philadelphia, PA: Philadelphia Health Management Corporation, 260 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 148).

This report describes results of a study that addressed the issues of preventive services through the analysis of existing data from child health screening services (Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment--EPSDT) in southeastern Pennsylvania. It describes the EPSDT system and reports on outreach (implementation); risk identification (efficacy); risk reduction (effectiveness). A technical appendix describes the methodology, including data description, conceptional modeling, and explanatory effectiveness analysis.

Irwin PH, Pellegrini SG, Conroy-Hughes R. 1979. A study of the process, effectiveness, and costs of the EPSDT program in southeastern Pennsylvania: Second interim report--Conceptual modeling. Philadelphia, PA: Philadelphia Health Management Corporation, 60 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 143).

This report provides a theoretical conceptual model of the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) Program in southeastern Pennsylvania, looking at the components of the administration of EPSDT and the interrelationships of these components. It focuses on outreach and performance measures.

Urban Management Consultants. 1973. Butte dental problem: One approach to pre-paid dental care. San Francisco, CA: Urban Management Consultants, 1 v, (Hiscock Collection; no. 149).

This report describes the results of a demonstration project to test the concept of pre-paid dental care for low-income individuals and families. It covers the research, design, and recommendations; operational evaluation; cost analyses; survey results; and other observations.

Davis SM, Dickson HD. 1978. Child health care in a tri-ethnic rural area: An EPSDT demonstration in the New Mexico Checkerboard area under the auspices of the Checkerboard Area Health System and the Presbyterian Medical Services. San Antonio, TX: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Health Services Research Institute, 236 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 3 ).

This report describes the results of a three-year project to: (1) conduct an Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) medical (including dental) and developmental (intellectual functioning, visual-motor perception, English language facility, and emotional adjustment) screening demonstration of school children in the New Mexico Checkerboard Area; (2) design and implement a computerized information retrieval system to be applied to the results of the demonstration; (3) to describe and analyze the results of this retrieval process; and (4) to apply an economic cost analysis to the results.

Urban Management Consultants. 1974. Comprehealth: A rural approach to health maintenance--Final evaluation of the Helena Comprehealth plan. San Francisco, CA: Urban Management Consultants, (Hiscock Collection; no. 150).

    Macro Systems. 1980. Conceptual design of model automated EPSDT case management system (rev.). Silver Spring, MD: Macro Sysgtems, 156 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 123).

    This report presents a conceptual design for a model automated EPSDT case management system for the state of California, designed to be a county-operated system supported by various state systems. It describes the purpose of the system, the activities performed in developing the conceptual design, system requirements, features and operation, outputs, interfaces, and implementation issues and requirements.

    Dickson HD. 1979. Contra Costa County, California EPSDT demonstration 1973-1977: Final report. San Antonio, TX: University of Texas Health Sciences Center, 500 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 24).

    This report describes the background of the Contra Costa County, California, demonstration EPSDT project, including the project setting and demographics; outreach and follow-up; screening results; evaluation; client attitude and provider satisfaction surveys; and project findings and recommendations.

    University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Health Services Research Institute. 1978. Demonstration in follow-up: EPSDT, Pierce County, Washington--First evaluation report (June 1977-April 1978). San Antonio, TX: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Health Services Research Institute, (Hiscock Collection; no. 2).

    This interim report describes initial steps in a project in Pierce County, Washington, to demonstrate the effectiveness of a follow-up system in assuring that children found to have problems during screening in the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) program receive diagnosis and treatment. It describes the project background; project data sheets; provider and client characteristics; problems found at screening; the treatment and referral of problems; the case monitoring subsystem; and major findings.

    Consultec Inc. [1979]. Detailed needs survey and plan of assistance for case management systems development in New York. [no place]: Consultec Inc., 65 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 130).

    This report describes the status of Child Health Assurance Programs (CHAP) in the state of New York and presents a plan of assistance for their case management system. Descriptions of four local programs are included.

    Lurie LM, Wood J. 1978. Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment demonstration project: Interim evaluation report through June 30, 1978, volume II. Miami, FL: International Planning Associates, 122 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 120).

    This report covers year 2 of a project to describe and evaluate the Dade County Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) Demonstration Project. It covers case monitoring; school intervention; developmental screening; older child; and interagency collaboration.

    Grossi MT, Williams F. 1978. Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment: Demonstration in child health. New York, NY: Medical and Health Research Association of New York City, 209 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 20).

    This report describes a one-year study of the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) program in three pediatric treatment clinics in the South Bronx, New York. It focuses on models of case finding, case monitoring, and developmental assessment.

    n.d. EPSDT demonstration at the Johns Hopkins Center for Teenage Mothers and Their Infants. Baltimore, MD: Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene; Johns Hopkins Medical School, (Hiscock Collection; no. 91).

      University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Health Services Research Institute. 1976. EPSDT demonstration in an urban setting -- Dallas, Texas: First evaluation report [Evaluation report phase I Feb-June 1976]. San Antonio,TX: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Health Services Research Institute, 117 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 33).

      This report is the first of four quarterly reports addressing a project to develop and test innovative, effective, and inexpensive methods of case finding (outreach) and case monitoring (follow-up) for the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) program in an urban environment. It addresses case finding, case monitoring, costs, and the data system. A student case finders study is included.

      University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Health Services Research Institute. 1976-1978. EPSDT demonstration in an urban setting -- Dallas, Texas: Fourth evaluation report--[Final evaluation report-Phase 4, Feb. 1976-June 1978]. San Antonio,TX: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Health Services Research Institute, 1 v, (Hiscock Collection; no. 36).

      This report is the fourth of four quarterly reports addressing a project to develop and test innovative, effective, and inexpensive methods of case finding (outreach) and case monitoring (follow-up) for the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) program in an urban environment. It addresses case finding; case monitoring; costs; and data acquisition, management, and supporting ADP systems.

      University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Health Services Research Institute. 1976-1978. EPSDT demonstration in an urban setting -- Dallas, Texas: Second evaluation report--Period covered: February 1, 1976-December 31, 1976 [Evaluation report phase 2: Feb-Dec 1976]. San Antonio,TX: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Health Services Research Institute, 172 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 34).

      This report is the second of four quarterly reports addressing a project to develop and test innovative, effective, and inexpensive methods of case finding (outreach) and case monitoring (follow-up) for the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) program in an urban environment. It addresses case finding, case monitoring, costs, the data system and data management, and the project's history to date.

      University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Health Services Research Institute. 1977. EPSDT demonstration in an urban setting -- Dallas, Texas: Third evaluation report--Periods covered July 1, 1975...June 30, 1977 [Evaluation report phase 3 Feb 1976-June 1977]. San Antonio,TX: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Health Services Research Institute, 76 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 35).

      This report describes activities in a project established to develop innovative and effective outreach methods to increase participation in the EPSDT program and follow-up methods to increase the degree to which children with problems found in screening receive and complete treatment. It address outreach (case finding) and follow-up (case monitoring).

      Martin HW, Dickson HD. 1976. EPSDT demonstration projects: An interim evaluation, April 1974-March 1975--third cumulative evaluation report of EPSDT demonstrations at: Barrio Clinic (San Antonio, Texas), Contra Costa County Health Department (California), Cuba Checkerboard Health System (Cuba, New Mexico), National Child Day Care Association (Washington, D.C.) . San Antonio, TX: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Health Services Research Institute, 142 pp plus 8 appendices, (Hiscock Collection; no. 6).

      This report describes the evaluation approach of a study of four Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) programs, and presents findings in the areas of a common database, screening, the problem of duplication of effort, developmental screening, motivating clients to use screening services, case monitoring, and costs.

      Bokonon Systems. 1975. EPSDT state and local issues. Washintgon, DC: Bokonon Systems, 34 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 45 related).

      This paper categorizes state and local Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) program concerns regarding compliance and planning, addressing the extent to which EPSDT has been implemented and basic evaluation issues of project administrators. The paper discusses a data classification system to evaluate a wide range of EPSDT activities.

      Bokonon Systems. 1975. EPSDT state and local planning issues: A conference report. Washintgon, DC: Bokonon Systems, 41 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 45).

      This document presents the results of a conference to examine state and local planning issues in their Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) programs and to refine these issues so they reflect the concerns of state and local project administrators.

      Dickson HD, Flores J, Sepulveda A. 1980. Evaluation of the third year of the Community Health Assistance Project of the Barrio Comprehensive Family Care Clinic, San Antonio, Texas. San Antonio, TX: University of Texas Health Science Center, Regional Health Services Research Institute, 35 pp, (Hiscock Collection; related).

      This report describes evaluation activities in the third year of the Community Health Assistance Project in San Antonio, Texas. It focuses on whether outreach workers are needed to generate a high volume of screening activity; what influences performances of individual outreach workers; whether following up on clients sent to external sources for diagnosis and treatment is effective in increasing the rate of shows for treatment; whether health education classes increase the rate of show for follow-up care at the clinic; and the extent of dental activity performed at the clinic.

      Contra Costa County Health Department. 1979. Executive summary of an early and periodic screening, diagnosis and treatment demonstration: June 1979 (final revision) = Contra Costa County, California EPSDT demonstration 1973-1977: Summary and recommendations of final report. San Antonio, TX: University of Texas Health Sciences Center, 58 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 25).

      Wood JT. 1979. Final report Dade County E.P.S.D.T. demonstration project July 1976-September 1979. Miami, FL: Florida Department of Health and Rehabilitation Services, Dade County Department of Public Health, Community Health Inc., and Family Health Center, 404 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 92).

      This report describes activities of the Dade County, Florida, demonstration project in the five priority areas of the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) program: case monitoring; developmental assessment; collaboration with schools; improved services to the older child; and collaboration among community agencies.

      Texas Department of Human Resources,Office of Medical Programs, Research and Demonstration Division. 1978. Final report: EPSDT in an urban setting--Dallas Research and Demonstration Project. [Austin, TX?]: Texas Department of Human Resources, Office of Medical Programs, Research and Demonstration Division, 472 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 116).

      This report describes an Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) project in Dallas, Texas, designed to address problems of low participation by recipients of Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) and high costs of EPSDT services. It discusses variations in outreach and follow-up services, along with a mix of service delivery staff over the three-year period July 1975 through June 1978. Topics include the project design; increased accessibility through fixed site clinics, extra-neighborhood clinics, and in-home screening; young adult clinics; comprehensive patient assistance; non-participation survey; maximized interagency cooperation; administrations; and conclusions and recommendations.

      Community Health Foundation. 1979. Final report: EPSDT technical assistance program July 1, 1975-June 30, 1976. Evanston, IL: Community Health Foundation, 76 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 80).

      This report describes a technical assistance project to help state and local EPSDT programs in effectively meeting minimum standards in relation to an EPSDT penalty provision of 1973 and in achieving the goals established by the states for their own EPSDT programs. The project also involved needs assessment and recommendations for further program development. The states were California, Colorado, Hawaii, Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, and Washington.

      U.S. Medical Services Administration, American Academy of Pediatrics. 1976. Increased professional provider participation in state and local EPSDT programs: Final report. Evanston, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 86 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 1).

      This report discusses a study to examine ways and means of enlisting increased interest, support, and effective participation of professional health care providers in the implementation of the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) program. It discusses findings of the study, the study methodology, issues reported by state, and regional medical consultant activity.

      Gonzalez JR, Gonzalez JC. 1979. Multiple impact therapy for learning problems: Final evaluation report for 1975-1978. San Antonio, TX: Health Services Research Institute, University of Texas Health Science Center, 171 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 86).

      This is a report of a project conducted at the Barrio Comprehensive Health Care Center on the west side of San Antonio, Texas, which was designed to determine the feasibility of low cost treatment services for children found to have moderate developmental lags (primarily in language) or severe reading lags during the screening of low income children at a neighborhood health clinic.

      Bryant RR. 1976. Professional provider participation: EPSDT-Medichek--Local demonstration project: Will-Grundy County Medical Society--Final report. [Joliet, IL]: Will Grundy County Medical Society, 84 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 12).

      This report describes the project of professional provider participation in the Early and Periodic Screening Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) Program in Will County, Illinois; it details program planning and activities, barriers to program success, and the implementation of the program in schools and communities. Attachment A describes a community health services program in Will County prepared by the Will-Grundy County Medical Society and the Will-Grundy-Kankakee Comprehensive Health Planning Council in cooperation with 6 hospitals and community health organizations.

      Martin HW, Dickson HD, Khanna J, Jacobs B. 1983. Reaching the adolescent: A comprehensive health clinic demonstration. Contra Costa, CA: Contra Costa Health Services Department, 177 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 128).

      This report documents a demonstration project carried out by the Contra Costa County, California, Health Services Department to improve the number of adolescents receiving services in the EPSDT program through a model Teen Age Program in selected schools in Contra Costa County.

      Bokonon Systems. 1975. Review of technical assistance efforts. Washington, DC: Bokonon Systems, 1 v, (Hiscock Collection; no. 141).

      This report describes technical assistance activities related to data systems at EPSDT programs in Roosevelt Hospital (New York) and South Carolina.

      Cincinnati Health Department, Social Skills Development Program. 1982. Social Skills Development Program E.P.S.D.T. Demonstration Project: A school-based early identification and treatment program for children with developmental lag--Final report. Cincinnati, OH: Ohio Department of Public Welfare and Cincinnati Department of Health, 156 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 93).

      This report describes a project undertaken in three inner-city elementary schools in Cincinnati to add medical care to an existing social health services program, to address school adjustment difficulties and potentially health-threatening conditions of primary-grade (K-third grade) children. It describes outreach methods, a health problem referral system, a two-year follow-up on change in health status, the impact of EPSDT screenings on provider visits, health problems as predictors of school functioning, costs associated with the demonstration project, service implications, and objectives and project accomplishments.

      Hierta EL, Axelrod PG, eds. 1980. Summary report of the demonstration and evaluation for the City/University EPSDT Day Care Project. Ann Arbor, MI: Michigan Department of Social Services; University of Michigan School of Education, 37 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 90a).

      This summarv report is a synthesis of a review of the demonstration activities and evaluation findings of the City/University EPSDT Day Care Project in Ann Arbor, MI.

      Fiedler F, Dickson HD. 1975. The Barrio Comprehensive Child Health Center: Final Evaluation Report. San Antonio, TX: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Health Services Research Institute, 67 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 29).

      This document provides a summary of the major accomplishments, significant findings, and conclusions from the final report of the Barrio Comprehensive Child Health Care Center in a largely Hispanic neighborhood in San Antonio, Texas, covering the period from November 1972 through June 1975. Topics include EPSDT subsystems (case finding, screening, diagnosis and treatment, and case monitoring), screening findings, costs, attainment of project objectives,, conclusions, and recommendations.

      Welfare Research, Inc.; U.S. Social and Rehabilitation Service; Roosevelt Hospital. 1977. Utilizing existing health data systems to demonstrate a model for EPSDT planning and evaluation: Final report. New York, NY: Roosevelt Hospital, 134 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 28).

      This report describes an effort undertaken to demonstrate the viability of a federal evaluation strategy predicated on the improvement of data systems presently in operation at state and local levels, involving reporting CHAP data (New York State EPSDT program) to the city and state as well as meeting Title V (Bureau of Community Health Services) demands without adding new forms or data to be collected. The report describes background information on Roosevelt Hospital pediatric services and existing pediatric information, and the hospital's development of an automatic reporting capability and evaluation reports.

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