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Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of Family Health. 2014. [Maternal and child health services administrative manual section 700]. [Des Moines, IA]: Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of Family Health, 40 pp.

Annotation: This document describes maternal and child health contract agency responsibilities for ensuring access to oral health services in Iowa. Topics include an overview of maternal and child oral health services and funding sources; a description of I-Smile™ program requirements and strategies; oral health infrastructure building; population-based, enabling, and direct care services provided by agency staff; screening and risk assessment, including school-based screening; referrals; fluoride varnish, dental sealants, prophylaxes, and radiographs; oral-health-education guidelines; service documentation; Medicaid-billable services; and supervision of dental hygienists and dental treatment provided by dentists.

Contact: Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of Family Health, Lucas State Office Building, 321 East 12th Street, Des Moines, IA 50319, Telephone: (800) 383-3826 Secondary Telephone: (800) 443-8336 Fax: (515) 725-1760 Web Site: http://www.idph.iowa.gov/family-health Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Administration, Adolescents, Children, Contract services, Financing, Fiscal management, Infants, Iowa, Oral health, Pregnant women, Program management, Reimbursement, School based management, Service delivery systems, State MCH programs, Training

Children's Dental Health Project. 2011. Increasing access to dental care through public private partnerships: Contracting between private dentists and federally qualified health centers—An FQHC handbook. Washington, DC: Children's Dental Health Project, 32 pp.

Annotation: This handbook explains the contracting opportunities available to dentists and federally qualified health center (FQHC) administrators as well as the process for engaging these opportunities. It provides a step-by-step decision chart for establishing and implementing contractual arrangements that meet federal rules and policy. Topics include sources of funding for oral health care; rate setting for the purchase of contracted services; service locations and policies and procedures; payment mechanisms and scope of contracted services; billing clients, Medicaid, and other third parties; risks; accountability; roles for federal and state agencies; alternative arrangements; and technical assistance. A model contract, a decision flow chart, and a model oral health services agreement are also included.

Contact: Children's Dental Health Project, 1020 19th Street, N.W., Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 833-8288 Fax: (202) 331-1432 E-mail: info@cdhp.org Web Site: https://www.cdhp.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Administration, Children, Dental care, Federal programs, Health care financing, Health policy, Manuals, Oral health, Public private partnerships, Service delivery

Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Program and National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center. 2008–. Ohio safety net dental clinics. Columbus, OH: Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Program; Washington, DC: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, 1 v.

Annotation: These resources are designed for those interested in starting and operating clinics that deliver oral health care services to individuals and families in Ohio regardless of their ability to pay. The resources include data sources and publications; a map and list of oral health professional shortage areas; distance learning curricula; a list of oral health grantmaking organizations; clinical guidelines, policies, and positions; job postings; information about the National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program; information on Medicaid and Ohio's dental practice act and rules; discussion lists and e-newsletters; a database of safety net dental clinics in Ohio; and links to related organization websites.

Contact: Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Program, 246 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43215, Telephone: (614) 466-4180 Fax: (614) 564-2421 E-mail: BCHS@odh.ohio.gov Web Site: http://www.odh.ohio.gov/odhPrograms/ohs/oral/oral1.aspx Available from the website.

Keywords: Clinic administration, Dental clinics, Distance education, Financing, Health care delivery, Ohio, Oral health, Resources for professionals, Web sites, Work force

Alcalde,G. 2001. Exploring a new option: Section 1115 demonstration waivers under the state children's health insurance program. Denver, CO: National Conference of State Legislatures, 35 pp.

Annotation: This report provides background information on Section 1115 demonstration projects under the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) and provides general guidance for states that may consider this new alternative. Information current as of January 31, 2001 is presented and examples are included from states that have submitted proposals to the Health Care Financing Administration. The report outlines the research and demonstration project requirements for states and describes the projects already underway in seven states; California, Minnesota, New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio, Rhode Island, and Wisconsin. Appendix A outlines the experience with Section 1115 waivers in the Medicaid program, gives examples, and presents a chart of project status for each state (as of December 2000). Appendix B provides contact information for demonstration projects.

Contact: National Conference of State Legislatures, 7700 East First Place, Denver, CO 80230, Telephone: (303) 364-7700 Fax: (303) 364-7800 Web Site: http://www.ncsl.org Available in libraries. Document Number: ISBN 1-58024-172-7.

Keywords: California, Demonstration programs, Health Care Financing Administration, Health care financing, Medicaid, Minnesota, New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio, Program descriptions, Rhode Island, State Children's Health Insurance Programs, State programs, Wisconsin

National Governors' Association. [1998]. Early state trends in setting eligibility levels for children and pregnant women. Washington, DC: National Governors' Association, 8 pp. (MCH update)

Annotation: This interim MCH Update examines early state trends in eligibility levels for children and pregnant women. It reflects information contained in State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) plans submitted to the Health Care Financing Administration as of June 15, 1998. This report discusses SCHIP, options for its implementation, and eligibility for children and pregnant women. A table shows whether the type of SCHIP plan proposed for each state is Medicaid expansion, a state-designed program, or a combined approach. A second table shows Medicaid/SCHIP eligibility percentages of infants and children before and after the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 for infants, children below age six, and children ages six and older by state. The third table shows expanded eligibility levels related to Medicaid expansions and state-designed programs for seven states using a combined approach. The fourth table shows Medicaid eligibility of pregnant women before and after the Balanced Budget Act of 1997.

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 Price unknown.

Keywords: State programs, Budgets, Children, Federal legislation, Health Care Financing Administration, Health insurance, Medicaid, Pregnant women, Reports, State Children's Health Insurance Program

U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration. [1998]. Assuring a healthy future along the U.S.-Mexico border. Rockville, MD: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, 54 pp.

Annotation: This report discusses the health risks faced by border state residents and the efforts of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and the states to minimize or eliminate these risks. The report discusses the border regions of California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas and the health risks unique to each area. The report also discusses HRSA-funded projects that address major health problems in these areas and the level of funding received.

Keywords: Access to health care, Arizona, California, Financing, Health, Health Resources and Services Administration, Hispanic Americans, Low income groups, New Mexico, State programs, Texas, Vulnerable populations

Meyer JA, Bagby NS. 1998. Beyond enrollment: Are SCHIP plans linking children to quality health care?. Washington, DC: New Directions for Policy, 24 pp.

Annotation: This report shows the extent to which states are making special efforts and developing new initiatives under the State Children's Health Program (SCHIP) to ensure that children obtain the health services they need. To obtain a firsthand understanding of how states were approaching this goal, this study reviewed 19 plans that states submitted to the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA). The study also included interviews with state officials to improve understanding of their SCHIP plans and to obtain detailed information about children's health programs that states have already been operating.

Contact: New Directions for Policy, 1015 18th Street, N.W., Suite 210, Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 833-8877 Fax: (202) 833-8932 Available at no charge.

Keywords: Child health services, Health Care Financing Administration, Reports, State Children's Health Insurance Program, State MCH programs

U.S. Bureau of Primary Health Care. 1998. Health center program expectations. Rockville, MD: U.S. Bureau of Primary Health Care, 41 pp. (BPHC policy information notice: 98-23)

Annotation: This document describes the U.S Bureau of Primary Health Care's expectations for all health center programs covered under section 330 of the Public Health Service Act as amended by the Health Centers Consolidation Act of 1996 (P.L. 104-299). Topics include mission and strategy, clinical program, governance, and management and finance.

Contact: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9771 E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchoralhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Clinic administration, Community health centers, Federal programs, Financing, Health services delivery, Legislation, Management, Oral Health, Primary care, Underserved populations

U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration. 1997-. HRSA state profiles. [Rockville, MD]: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration , 50 items.

Annotation: This fact sheet series presents statistics for an individual fiscal year on health and health care in each state. The information is focused on public health aspects including primary health care for undeserved people, maternal and child health, the health workforce, access to health care, causes of death, and persons living with AIDS and HIV. Information is included about how Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) funds are being used in each state to improve access to health care.

Contact: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (888) 275-4772 Secondary Telephone: (877) 464-4772 Fax: (301) 443-1246 E-mail: ask@hrsa.gov Web Site: http://www.hrsa.gov Available at no charge; also available from the website.

Keywords: AIDS, Child health, Financing, HIV, Health Resources and Services Administration, Health care, Health statistics, MCH services, Maternal health, Personnel, Primary care, Underserved communities

U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Health Services Administration. 1977. Forward plan for the Health Services Administration: F.Y. 1979-83. [Washington, DC]: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Health Services Administration, 164 pp.

Annotation: This document provides an overview of the basic missions, plan themes, and highlights of program emphasis for the Health Services Administration. The topics discussed are health care financing, improving the health care system, prevention, quality assurance, knowledge development, management, and tracking and evaluation. Programmatic plans for the Bureau of Community Health Services, Indian Health Service, Bureau of Medical Services, and Bureau of Quality Assurance are included.

Keywords: Bureau of Community Health Services, Bureau of Medical Services, Bureau of Quality Assurance, Evaluation, Health Resources and Services Administration, Health care financing, Health care systems, Indian Health Service, Knowledge level, Management, Prevention, Quality assurance, Strategic plans

   

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.