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Got Transition. 2020. Six core elements of health care transition [3.0]. Washington, DC: Got Transition, multiple items.

Annotation: This resource describes the basic components of a structured transition process and includes customizable sample tools for each core element and an implementation package for each type of practice. They are tailored to the type of practice facilitating the health care transition in these areas: (1) transitioning youth to an adult health care clinician, for use by pediatric, family medicine, and med-peds clinicians; (2) transitioning to an adult approach to health care without changing clinicians, for use by family medicine and med-peds clinicians; and (3) integrating young adults into adult health care, for use by internal medicine, family medicine, and med-peds clinicians. A summary chart describes the three sets of tools and six elements. The materials are available in English and Spanish. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Got Transition™/Center for Health Care Transition Improvement, National Alliance to Advance Adolescent Health, 1615 M Street, N.W., Suite 290, Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 223-1500 Fax: (202) 429-3957 E-mail: info@GotTransition.org Web Site: http://gottransition.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Adolescents, Coordination, Pediatric care, Spanish language materials, Transition planning, Transitions, Young adults

McManus M, Schmidt A, White P. 2020. Medicaid contract language to expand the availability of pediatric-to-adult transitional care. Washington, DC: National Alliance to Advance Adolescent Health and Got Transition™/Center for Health Care Transition Improvement, 27 pp.

Annotation: This document describes contract language options states can use to provide for the availability of pediatric-to-adult transitional care, in the areas of definitions, member services and education, provider networks, covered services, care coordination, and quality and evaluation. Appendices list actual 2018/2019 contract language on the same topics from selected states. [Funded in part by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Alliance to Advance Adolescent Health, 1615 M Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 223-1500 Fax: (202) 429-3557 E-mail: info@thenationalalliance.org Web Site: http://www.thenationalalliance.org/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Adolescents, Coordination, Pediatric care, Transition planning, Transitions, Young adults

White P, Schmidt A, McManus M, Irwin CI Jr. 2018. Incorporating health care transition services into preventive care for adolescents and young adults: A toolkit for clinicians. Washington, DC: Got Transition; San Francisco, CA: Adolescent and Young Adult Health National Resource Center, 18 pp.

Annotation: This toolkit for clinicians provides suggested questions and anticipatory guidance specific to adolescents' transition to adult health care, and is meant to be used alongside Bright Futures. It covers early adolescence (11-14 years) through early adulthood (22-25 years), and includes transition and preventive health care guidance. It is aimed at the entire health care team. It is available in English and Spanish.

Contact: Got Transition™/Center for Health Care Transition Improvement, National Alliance to Advance Adolescent Health, 1615 M Street, N.W., Suite 290, Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 223-1500 Fax: (202) 429-3957 E-mail: info@GotTransition.org Web Site: http://gottransition.org

Keywords: Access to health care, Adolescents, Coordination, Pediatric care, Self care, Spanish language materials, Transition planning, Transitions, Young adults

Chazin S, Glover J. 2017. A community framework for addressing social determinants of oral health for low-income populations. Hamilton, NJ: Center for Health Care Strategies, 11 pp. (Technical assistance brief)

Annotation: This brief describes a framework for assessing social determinants related to oral health and creating partnerships to improve oral health among children from families with low incomes. Topics include identifying the social determinants of oral health in a community, mapping and mobilizing community resources through partnership, selecting approaches to take action, and evaluating implementation and impact. Contents include example indicators potentially related to oral health, intervention metrics, and how the framework was applied to select an intervention.

Contact: Center for Health Care Strategies, 200 American Metro Boulevard, Suite 119, Hamilton, NJ 08619, Telephone: (609) 528-8400 Fax: (609) 586-3679 E-mail: Web Site: http://www.chcs.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Case studies, Collaboration, Community coordination, Community participation, Low income groups, Models, Needs assessment, Oral health, Outcome evaluation, Process evaluation, Program planning, Public private partnerships, Relationships, Resource allocation

Oregon Health Authority. 2017. Oral health in Oregon's CCOs: A metrics report. Salem, OR: Oregon Health Authority, 34 pp.

Annotation: This report examines oral health care data in the context of Oregon’s health system transformation, including the launch of coordinated care organizations and expansion of the state Medicaid program, Oregon Health Plan. Topics include provider distribution, utilization, patient experience,care coordination, and oral health integration. Information about stakeholder groups, technical specifications, and a measure dashboard are included.

Contact: Oregon Health Authority, 500 Summer Street, N.E., E-20, Salem, OR 97301-1097, Telephone: (503) 947-2340 Secondary Telephone: (877) 398-9238 Fax: (503) 947-2341 E-mail: OHPBinfo@state.or.us Web Site: http://www.oregon.gov/oha Available from the website.

Keywords: Coordination, Data analysis, Health care reform, Health care systems, Health insurance, Measures, Medicaid, Oral health, Oregon, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Service integration, State programs, Statewide planning, Trends

Oregon Health Authority. 2017. Behavioral Health Collaborative report. Salem, OR: Oregon Health Authority, 22 pp.

Annotation: This report presents recommendations for transforming the behavioral health system in Oregon into a coordinated-care model that will integrate behavioral health care with physical care and oral health care. Topics include governance and finance, standards of care and competencies, work force, and information exchange and coordination of care.

Contact: Oregon Health Authority, 500 Summer Street, N.E., E-20, Salem, OR 97301-1097, Telephone: (503) 947-2340 Secondary Telephone: (877) 398-9238 Fax: (503) 947-2341 E-mail: OHPBinfo@state.or.us Web Site: http://www.oregon.gov/oha Available from the website.

Keywords: Behavior, Collaboration, Coordination, Mental health, Models, Oregon, Service integration, Statewide planning, Systems development, Work force

American College of Physicians, Got Transition/Center for Health Care Transition Improvement, Society of General Internal Medicine, Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine. 2016. Pediatric to adult care transitions initiative [toolkit]. Philadelphia, PA: American College of Physicians, multiple items.

Annotation: These disease/condition-specific tools were developed by internal medicine subspecialties to assist physicians in transitioning young adults with chronic diseases/conditions into adult care settings. Contents include sets of tools containing the following customized elements (at a minimum): transition readiness assessment, medical summary/transfer record, and self-care assessment. Sets of tools are available for the following subspecialties and diseases: general internal medicine, cardiology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, hematology, nephrology, and rheumatology. [Funded in part by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: American College of Physicians, 190 North Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1572, Telephone: (215) 351-2400 Secondary Telephone: (800) 523-1546 Web Site: https://www.acponline.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Assessment, Chronic illnesses and disabilities, Coordination, Medical records, Pediatric care, Self care, Special health care services, Transition planning, Young adults

Children's Health Alliance of Wisconsin. 2016. 2015 Wisconsin perinatal-infant oral health summit: Summary report and statewide plan. Milwaukee, WI: Children's Health Alliance of Wisconsin, 27 pp.

Annotation: This report summarizes information from a summit held on September 9, 2015, to discuss strategies for improving oral health for pregnant women and infants in Wisconsin. The report describes five themes supported by both oral health communities and overall health communities: reimbursements and insurance availability, coordination and integration, training, awareness, and practice settings. Contents include a statewide plan to reduce the prevalence of oral disease among pregnant women and infants who are underserved by integrating high-quality oral health care into the health-care-delivery system. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Children's Health Alliance of Wisconsin, 620 South 76th Street, Suite 120, Milwaukee, WI 53214, Telephone: (414) 292-4000 Secondary Telephone: (414) 337-4561 Fax: (414) 231-4972 Web Site: https://www.chawisconsin.org/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Community action, Conference proceedings, Dental care, Dental insurance, Health care delivery, Health care systems, Infants, Oral health, Pregnant women, Primary care, Quality assurance, Reimbursement, Service coordination, Service integration, Statewide planning, Training, Wisconsin, Work force

Brown LW, Camfield P, Capers M, Cascino G, Ciccarelli M, de Gusmao CM, Downs SM, Majnemer A, Miller AB, Saninocencio C, Schultz R, Tilton A, Winokur A, Zupanc M. 2016. The neurologist's role in supporting transition to adult health care: A consensus statement. Neurology 87(8):835–840, 7

Annotation: This article describes the child neurologist's role in planning and coordinating successful transition from the pediatric to adult health care system for youth with neurologic conditions. Topics include eight common principles that define the child neurologist's role in a successful transition process as outlined by a multidisciplinary panel, the evidence for successful transition models, and areas for future consideration. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: American Academy of Neurology, 1080 Montreal Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55116, Telephone: (651) 695-2717 Secondary Telephone: (800) 879-1960 Fax: (651) 695-2791 E-mail: memberservices@aan.com Web Site: http://www.aan.com Available in libraries.

Keywords: Adolescents, Family support services, Financing, Health care systems, Interdisciplinary approach, Leadership, Legal issues, Model programs, Multidisciplinary teams, Neurologic disorders, Program coordination, Special health care needs, Transition planning, Young adults

National Governors Association. 2016. Improving state efforts to prepare and respond to public health emergencies. Washington, DC: National Governors Association, 9 pp.

Annotation: This paper provides state governors with actions they can take to improve preparedness for public health emergencies. Topics include understanding legal authority to respond in the event of a public health disaster, establishing and institutionalizing coordination among key players, strengthening internal and external communications, and identifying gaps in baseline capabilities and available resources needed to address these gaps.

Contact: National Governors Association, 444 North Capitol Street, Suite 267, Washington, DC 20001-1512, Telephone: (202) 624-5300 Secondary Telephone: Fax: (202) 624-5313 E-mail: webmaster@nga.org Web Site: http://www.nga.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Communication, Crisis intervention, Disaster planning, Legal issues, Program coordination, Public health infrastructure, Resource allocation, Service delivery systems, State government

[U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau]. 2016. Resource guide for states and communities caring for infants and children affected by Zika (upd.). [Rockville, MD: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau], 18 pp. (Latest update 10/21/2016; document doesn't cite author/publisher; received via AMCHP's Emerging Issues Committee. (JMB))

Annotation: This resource is designed to assist states and communities in developing a coordinated response to the immediate and long term needs of infants and children affected by Zika virus (ZIKV), and their families. Contents include an overview of ZIKV, infection, and outcomes; systems of care as a public health approach for comprehensive care for infants and children exposed to ZIKV; and an overview of federal and state programs serving children affected by ZIKV. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (301) 443-2170 Web Site: https://mchb.hrsa.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Assessment, Child health, Community coordination, Comprehensive health care, Emergency medical services for children, Federal programs, Health care systems, Infant health, Infection control, Neonatal screening, Policy development, Population surveillance, Program coordination, Program planning, Quality assurance, Resources for professionals, Service coordination, Service integration, Special health care needs, State programs, Systems development, Virus diseases, Work force

University of California, Los Angeles, First 5 LA, and Children Now. 2016. Strengthening dental care for children utilizing California's federally qualified health centers. Oakland, CA: Children Now, 14 pp.

Annotation: This policy brief provides information about the state of children's oral health in California, an overview of federally qualified health centers' (FQHCs') role in providing primary care and oral health care services to children, and recommendations for expanding the capacity of FQHCs to improve access to quality oral health care for children in California. The brief outlines recommendations for expanding programs to increase co-location of dental and medical clinics at FQHC sites; supporting programs to improve FQHCs' oral health capacity through medical-dental integration; and expanding investments in information technology and personnel to enhance care coordination.

Contact: Children Now, 1212 Broadway, Fifth Floor, Oakland, CA 94612, Telephone: (510) 763-2444 Fax: (510) 763-1974 E-mail: info@childrennow.org Web Site: http://www.childrennow.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, California, Children, Community based services, Community health centers, Dental care, Health care delivery, Medicaid, Oral health, Pediatric care, Policy development, Preventive health services, Primary care, Program coordination, Public health infrastructure, Quality assurance, Service integration, State programs, Statewide planning

Wirth B, Kuznetsov A. 2016. Shared plan of care: A tool to support children and youth with special health care needs and their families. [Elk Grove Village, IL]: National Center for Medical Home Implementation; [Portland, ME]: National Academy for State Health Policy, 7 pp.

Annotation: This document for clinicians, families, state Title V programs, and others provides recommendations on suggested content to include in a shared plan of care for children and youth with special health care needs requiring multiple services and supports. It also provides examples of templates and tools for creating a shared plan of care. Topics include what information should be included in a shared plan of care, where a shared plan of care resides, the family's role in shared care planning, and how state agencies can support the use of shared plans of care. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Resource Center for Patient/Family-Centered Medical Home, American Academy of Pediatrics, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (847) 434-7605 Secondary Telephone: (800) 433-9016, ext. 7605 Web Site: https://medicalhomeinfo.aap.org/Pages/default.aspx Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Children, Family centered care, Medical home, Model programs, Planning, Role, Service coordination, Special health care needs, State programs, Title V programs, Young adults

Growing Food Connections. 2015. Policy database. Buffalo, NY: University of Buffalo, SUNY, Food Systems Planning and Healthy Communities Lab,

Annotation: This database is a searchable collection of local public policies that explicitly support community food systems. The database provides examples of local public policies that have been adopted to address a range of food systems issues including rural and urban food production, farmland protection, transfer of development rights, food aggregation and distribution infrastructure, local food purchasing and procurement, healthy food access, food policy councils, food policy coordination, food system metrics, tax reductions and exemptions for food infrastructure. Contents include local laws, ordinances, resolutions, motions, orders, and directives, as well as plans, standards, guidelines, tax exemptions and other public financing policies. Policies span different geographic regions, sizes of government, rural and urban contexts, and public issues. In addition to general information about policy type, topic, and adoption date, the database includes policy documents, or the adopted language for each policy. When available, the database also lists information about the adopting, implementing, and supporting public agencies and non-governmental organizations; funding amount and sources; and policy outcomes.

Keywords: Databases, Financing, Food, Legislation, Local initiatives, Metrics, Nutrition, Policy development, Program coordination, Program planning, Public policy, Service delivery systems

U.S. Government Accountability Office. 2015. Prenatal drug use and newborn health: Federal efforts need better planning and coordination. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Accountability Office,

Annotation: This report provides information on how federal agencies have addressed opioid use by pregnant women and neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS). Topics include federally funded research, federal programs, and other federal agency efforts related to prenatal opioid use or NAS; gaps identified by federal agency officials and experts in efforts to address prenatal opioid use or NAS; and how federal efforts to address prenatal opioid use or NAS are planned and coordinated.

Contact: U.S. Government Accountability Office, 441 G Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20548, Telephone: (202) 512-3000 Secondary Telephone: E-mail: contact@gao.gov Web Site: http://www.gao.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Analgesic drugs, Federal agencies, Infant health, Newborn infants, Prenatal influences, Prevention, Program coordination, Program development, Program planning, Referrals, Research, Screening, Substance use

American Academy of Pediatrics. 2015. Medical home modules for pediatric residency education. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 51 pp.

Annotation: This series of five case-based, educational modules on key medical home principles is designed to be incorporated into existing curriculum by residency program directors and faculty. Collectively, the modules educate residents about characteristics and benefits of the patient‐ and family‐centered medical home, care coordination, care planning, transition to adult care and team-based care.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatrics, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (630) 626-6000 Secondary Telephone: (847) 434-4000 Fax: (847) 434-8000 Web Site: https://www.aap.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Coordination, Family centered care, Medical home, Patient care teams, Pediatric care, Planning, Professional education, Transitions

U.S. Government Accountability Office. 2015. Health care workforce: Comprehensive planning by HHS needed to meet national needs. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Accountability Office, 40 pp.

Annotation: This report examines the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS') planning efforts for ensuring an adequate supply and distribution of the nation's health care work force, and the extent to which individual HHS health care work force programs contribute to meeting national needs. The report includes recommendations for developing a comprehensive and coordinated planning approach that includes performance measures, identifies gaps between its work force programs and national needs, and identifies actions to close the gaps.

Contact: U.S. Government Accountability Office, 441 G Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20548, Telephone: (202) 512-3000 Secondary Telephone: E-mail: contact@gao.gov Web Site: http://www.gao.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Coordination, Federal programs, Measures, Needs assessment, Planning, Work force

Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of Oral and Health Delivery Systems. 2015. Iowa oral health plan 2016–2020. Des Moines, IA: Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of Oral and Health Delivery Systems, 22 pp.

Annotation: This working document provides guidance on strategies for meeting oral health priorities in Iowa. Topics include increasing oral health literacy, expanding care coordination, improving integration of dental and medical care, improving dental team function, and improving transportation. Contents include objectives, stakeholder participation, and activities for each focus area.

Contact: Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of Oral and Health Delivery Systems, Lucas State Office Building, 321 East 12th Street, Des Moines, IA 50319-0075, Telephone: (515) 242-6383 Secondary Telephone: (866) 528-4020 Fax: (515) 242-6384 Web Site: http://www.idph.iowa.gov/ohds Available from the website.

Keywords: Community action, Coordination, Health literacy, Iowa, Oral health, Program improvement, Service integration, Statewide planning, Strategic plans, Teamwork, Transportation

Heiman HJ, Artiga S. 2015. Beyond health care: The role of social determinants in promoting health and health equity. Menlo Park, CA: Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, 10 pp.

Annotation: This issue brief provides an overview of the broad factors that influence health and describes emerging efforts to address them. Topics include mapping and place-based approaches, health in all policies, and efforts to integrate social and environmental needs into the health care system such as the State Innovation Models Initiative, Medicaid delivery and payment reforms, and provider and health plan efforts.

Contact: Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, 2400 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, Telephone: (650) 854-9400 Secondary Telephone: (202) 347-5270 Fax: (650) 854-4800 Web Site: http://www.kff.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Coordination, Diffusion of innovation, Equal opportunities, Health care disparities, Health care reform, Health care systems, Health disparities, Health planning, Interdisciplinary approach, Medicaid, Policy development, Service integration, Work force

Healthy Schools Campaign. 2015. Stakeholder's guide to implementing the change in the Free Care Policy. Chicago, IL: Healthy Schools Campaign, 9 pp.

Annotation: This document provides a framework for developing and implementing a plan for leveraging Medicaid policy to support increased access to comprehensive and coordinated school health services. Contents include steps to understanding state regulatory and school health services environments, engaging decision makers and allies, and building for the long term. Topics include the importance of understanding the state Medicaid plan, the state legislative environment, and additional barriers or opportunities such as Medicaid managed care and third-party liability; assessing student health needs (including oral health needs) and the current school health infrastructure, and developing a school health services model; identifying key decision makers to engage, allies at the state and local levels, and new opportunities for partnerships; and evaluating impact, developing a plan for addressing additional student health needs, and leveraging opportunities presented by the broader transformation of the health care system.

Contact: Healthy Schools Campaign, 175 N. Franklin, Suite 300, Chicago, IL 60606, Telephone: (312) 419-1810 Fax: (312) 419-1806 Web Site: http://www.healthyschoolscampaign.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Community action, Comprehensive health care, Comprehensive programs, Coordination, Health care reform, Medicaid, Models, Policy development, Program development, Program improvement, Program planning, Public private partnerships, Quality assurance, Regulations, School age children, School health programs, School health services, State legislation, State programs

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This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.