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Bronheim S, Fiel S, Schidlow D, MagrabP, Boczar K, Dillon C. n.d.. Crossings: A manual for transition of chronically ill youth to adult health care. Harrisburg, PA: Pennsylvania Department of Health, 52 pp.

Annotation: This manual is intended as a guide for health professionals to establish a new health care delivery system for transitioning adolescents with chronic illness to adult health care. Health professionals learn about eight objectives: exploring one's commitment to transition, identification of initial partners; securing institutional support; assuring economic feasibility, developing a structure, developing a successful partnership, and achieving a successful transfer of patients. A self-assessment form is included.

Contact: Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development, Box 571485, Washington, DC 20057-1485, Telephone: (202) 687-5503 Secondary Telephone: (202) 687-5000 Fax: (202) 687-8899 E-mail: gucdc@georgetown.edu Web Site: http://gucchd.georgetown.edu Price unknown.

Keywords: Access to health care, Adolescents with special health care needs, Chronic illnesses and disabilities, Health services, Special health care needs, Transition planning, Transitions, Young adults

Family Voices; IMPACT. n.d.. Transitions--Growing up and away. Albuquerque, NM: Family Voices, IMPACT, 3 pp.

Annotation: This fact sheet provides tips to help parents of adolescents with special health care needs support their sons' and daughters' transition into adulthood.

Contact: Family Voices, P.O. Box 37188, Albuquerque, NM 87176, Telephone: (505) 872-4774 Secondary Telephone: (888) 835-5669 Fax: (505) 872-4780 Web Site: http://www.familyvoices.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescent development, Adolescents with special health care needs, Parenting, Transition planning, Transitions, Young adults

American Academy of Pediatrics and Dartmouth Institute of Health Policy and Clinical Practice. n.d.. AAP Child Health Mapping Project. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 1 v.

Annotation: This resource provides a geographic representation of child health in the United States. Contents include national and state-specific data on pediatric health care delivery at the Primary Care Service Area level. A range of maps is available including the number of children under age 18 per pediatrician, the number of children in linguistically-isolated households, median household income, the number of pediatric residents and fellows, and estimated vaccine coverage rates. An interactive mapping tool is available to members of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

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: Access to health care, Children, Data sources, Geographic regions, Health care disparities, Immunization, Integrated information systems, Interactive media, Language barriers, Low income groups, Patient care planning, Pediatricians, Statewide planning, Work force

Louisiana Oral Health Coalition. n.d.. Louisiana oral health state action plan 2018-2023. [no place]: Louisiana Oral Health Coalition, 12 pp.

Annotation: This action plan focuses on the Louisiana Oral Health Coalition’s goals related to improving the oral health of all Louisianans. It provides direction for achieving priorities set forth by stakeholders representing individual oral health champions and multiple organizations across the state. The plan describes three oral-health-promotion interventions across the state: Well Ahead Louisiana (a chronic-disease-prevention and health-care-access initiative of the Louisiana Department of Health), school dental sealant programs, and community water fluoridation. Information about the Louisiana Oral Health Coalition is provided.

Contact: Louisiana Department of Health, 628 North Fourth Street, P.O. Box 629, Baton Rouge, LA 70821-0629, Telephone: (225) 342-9500 Fax: (225) 342-5568 Web Site: http://www.dhh.louisiana.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Dental sealants, Fluoride, Health promotion, Louisiana, Oral health, Prevention, School health, State planning

American Academy of Pediatrics. 2022 (ca.). Protect Tiny Teeth Implementation Project: A prenatal oral health medical-dental integration quality improvement project—Implementation guide. Itasca, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 8 pp.

Annotation: This report provides an overview of the Protect Tiny Teeth Implementation Project, which was designed to improve the oral health of the maternal and child population, and project results. Topics included background, focus group testing and communications messaging, environmental scan, project description, project aim, results, and Protect Tiny Teeth Toolkit overview and testing.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Oral Health, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (847) 434-4000 Secondary Telephone: (800) 433-9016 Fax: (847) 434-8000 E-mail: oralhealth@aap.org Web Site: https://www.aap.org/en-us/advocacy-and-policy/aap-health-initiatives/Oral-Health/Pages/Oral-Health.aspx Available from the website.

Keywords: Infants, Oral health, Pregnant women, Prenatal care, Primary care, Program planning, Service integration, Young children

American Academy of Pediatrics. 2022 (ca.). Protect Tiny Teeth Implementation Project: A prenatal oral health medical-dental integration quality improvement project—Overview and results. Itasca, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 12 pp.

Annotation: This report provides an overview of the Protect Tiny Teeth Implementation Project, which was designed to improve the oral health of the maternal and child population, and project results. Topics included background, focus group testing and communications messaging, environmental scan, project description, project aim, results, and Protect Tiny Teeth Toolkit overview and testing.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Oral Health, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (847) 434-4000 Secondary Telephone: (800) 433-9016 Fax: (847) 434-8000 E-mail: oralhealth@aap.org Web Site: https://www.aap.org/en-us/advocacy-and-policy/aap-health-initiatives/Oral-Health/Pages/Oral-Health.aspx Available from the website.

Keywords: Infants, Oral health, Pregnant women, Prenatal care, Primary care, Program planning, Service integration, Young children

McManus M, White P, Schmidt A. 2022. A Guide for Designing a Value-Based Payment Initiative for Pediatric-to-Adult Transitional Care. Washington, DC: The National Alliance to Advance Adolescent Health, 18 pp.

Annotation: This guide contains a step-by-step approach for state Medicaid and managed care organizations (MCOs) as well as commercial payers interested in starting a value-based payment (VBP) initiative around pediatric-to-adult transitional care. The document presents six steps in establishing a VBP initiative, as well as issues and strategies to consider, tips, and examples from managed care organizations.

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/

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

Schmidt A, McManus M, White P, Slade R, Salus T, Bradley J. 2022. 2022 coding and payment tip sheet for transition from pediatric to adult health care. Washington, DC: Got Transition, 32 pp. (Practice resource; no. 2)

Annotation: This transition payment tip sheet is produced by Got Transition and the American Academy of Pediatrics in order to support the delivery of recommended transition services in pediatric and adult care settings. The tip sheet begins with a listing of transition-related CPT codes and corresponding Medicare fees and relative value units (RVUs), effective as of 2022. The resource also includes a set of clinical vignettes with recommended CPT and ICD coding, as well as detailed coding descriptions for each transition-related code.

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: Adolescents, Financing, Model programs, Pediatric care, Primary care, Reimbursement, Special health care needs, Transition planning, Young adults

Parsons HM, Abdi HI, Nelson VA, Claussen A, Wagner BL, Sadak KT, Scal PB, Wilt TJ, Butler M. 2022. Transitions of care from pediatric to adult services for children with special health care needs. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 323 pp. (Comparative effectiveness review; no. 255)

Annotation: This systematic review provides the results of an analysis of the evidence base for care interventions, implementation strategies, and between-provider communication tools among children with special health care needs who are making the transition from pediatric to adult medical care services. Several databases were searched to identify studies published through September 2021; gray literature searches were also conducted in order to identify additional resources relevant to the topic. The publication is divided into 12 chapters and includes tables, figures, and appendixes.

Contact: U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (301) 427-1104 Secondary Telephone: (301) 427-1364 Web Site: http://www.ahrq.gov

Keywords: Adolescents, Literature reviews, Research reviews, Special health care needs, Transition planning Transition to independent living, Transitions, Young adults

Minnesota Department of Health, Oral Health Program. [2021]. Minnesota state oral health plan 2020-2030: Building collaboration for collective action. St. Paul, MN: Minnesota Department of Health, 78 pp.

Annotation: This report outlines goals and strategies for advancing oral health equity, increasing access to oral health care, preventing oral disease, and improving oral health in Minnesota. It included five key focus areas: oral health infrastructure; access to oral health care; health systems integration; disability, special health care needs, and inclusion; and data. Oral health disparities in Minnesota, work and achievements since Minnesota’s first state oral health plan, best practices, and future directions are also discussed.

Contact: Minnesota Department of Health, P.O. Box 64975, St. Paul, MN 55164-0975, Telephone: (651) 201-5000 Secondary Telephone: (888) 345-0823 Web Site: http://www.health.state.mn.us Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Data, Health care systems, Health equity, Minnesota, Oral health, Prevention, Service integration, Special health care needs, State planning

White PH, Greenberg A. 2021 (ca.). Telehealth toolkit for a joint visit with pediatric and adult health care clinicians and transferring young adults. Washington, DC: Got Transition, 6 pp.

Annotation: This toolkit offers pediatric and adult medical professionals sample content that can be used to facilitate transfer to adult care, as well as a sample resource for the transferring young adult that explains the telehealth visit. The two tip sheets are designed to be used as a general guide for the agenda of the joint telehealth visit, and both can be customized to the practice and young adult and family situation. Additional resources include a practice script example and a link to Got Transition's Six Core Elements of Health Care Transition.

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, Telehealth, Telemedicine, Transition planning, Transitions, Young adults

Oral Health Ohio. 2021. Ohio's state oral health plan 2021-2022: Goal--Ohio policymakers make informed oral health policy decisions. Cincinnati, OH: Oral Health Ohio, 1 p.

Annotation: This infographic provides information about Ohio’s 2021–2022 state oral health plan goal to ensure that policymakers in the state make informed oral health policy decisions. It discusses three policy opportunities: increasing the state budget for expanding school-based dental sealant programs, strengthening Ohio’s safety net oral health system in the state budget, and preserving dentistry in telehealth services that Medicaid authorized during the COVID-19 pandemic to promote access to oral health care.

Contact: Center for Reproductive Rights , 120 Wall Street , New York, NY 10005, Telephone: (917) 637-3600 Fax: (917) 637-3666 E-mail: info@reprorights.org Web Site: http://www.reproductiverights.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Budgets, Dental sealants, Ohio, Oral health, School health, Statewide planning, Telemedicine

Oral Health Ohio. 2021. Ohio's state oral health plan 2021-2022: Goal--Ohioans know the relationship between oral and systemic health. Cincinnati, OH: Oral Health Ohio, 1 p.

Annotation: This infographic provides information about Ohio’s 2021–2022 state oral health plan goal to ensure that Ohioans understand the relationship between oral and systemic health. It discusses the association between periodontal disease and systemic conditions and the relationship between oral health and health care expenditures. Challenges related to oral health care that skilled nursing facilities face are also addressed.

Contact: Center for Reproductive Rights , 120 Wall Street , New York, NY 10005, Telephone: (917) 637-3600 Fax: (917) 637-3666 E-mail: info@reprorights.org Web Site: http://www.reproductiverights.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Chronic illnesses and disabilities, Costs, Ohio, Oral health, Periodontal diseases, Prevention, Skilled nursing facilities, Statewide planning

Oral Health Ohio. 2021. Ohio's state oral health plan 2021-2022: Goal--Integration of oral and overall health across systems. Cincinnati, OH: Oral Health Ohio, 1 p.

Annotation: This infographic provides information about Ohio’s 2021–2022 state oral health plan goal to integrate oral health and overall health across systems in the state. It discusses school-based health centers and the impact that tooth decay in children and adolescents can have on school readiness, absenteeism, career readiness, and mental health and well-being. Also discussed are two policy opportunities: adopting K–12 education standards and including oral health in school-based drug-prevention-education and mental-health-promotion curricula.

Contact: Center for Reproductive Rights , 120 Wall Street , New York, NY 10005, Telephone: (917) 637-3600 Fax: (917) 637-3666 E-mail: info@reprorights.org Web Site: http://www.reproductiverights.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Academic achievement, Adolescent health, Curricula, Mental health, Ohio, Oral health, School age children, School health, School readiness, Statewide planning

Oral Health Ohio. 2021. Ohio's state oral health plan 2021-2022: Goal-Equitable systems and access to care. Cincinnati, OH: Oral Health Ohio, 1 p.

Annotation: This report provides information about Ohio’s 2021–2022 state oral health plan goal to ensure equitable health care systems and access to oral health care in the state. It discusses three policy opportunities: preserving the adult benefit under the Medicaid program; preserving Medicaid expansion, and increasing the number of oral health professionals in the state who accept patients enrolled in Medicaid by advocating for higher reimbursement rates.

Contact: Center for Reproductive Rights , 120 Wall Street , New York, NY 10005, Telephone: (917) 637-3600 Fax: (917) 637-3666 E-mail: info@reprorights.org Web Site: http://www.reproductiverights.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Costs, Medicaid, Ohio, Oral health, Reimbursement, Statewide planning

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health, Oral Health Section. 2021. 2020-2025 North Carolina oral health improvement plan. Raleigh, NC: North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health, Oral Health Section, 91 pp.

Annotation: This report presents a plan for improving oral health in North Carolina. It introduces the issues, describes the methodology, and presents a plan-development timeline. Other topics include oral health drivers, the oral health safety net in the state, environmental conditions, and public oral health care in North Carolina. A snapshot of oral health status in North Carolina is presented, along with an introduction to regional oral health plans and a list of partners.

Contact: North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health, Oral Health Section, 2001 Mail Service Center, 5505 Six Forks Road, Raleigh, NC 27699-2001, Telephone: (919) 855-4800 Fax: (919) 870-4805 Web Site: http://www.ncdhhs.gov/dph/oralhealth Available from the website.

Keywords: North Carolina, Oral health, Public health, Regional planning, State planning

Ilango S, McManus P, Beck D, White P. 2021. Health care transition in state Title V programs: A review of 2021 Block Grant applications/2019 annual reports and recommendations. Washington, DC: Got Transition , 14 pp.

Annotation: This report summarizes the health care transition (HCT) strategies that Title V agencies documented in their 2021 applications and 2019 annual reports. The document highlights examples of states' HCT innovations and offers recommendations for future health care transition strategies in state Title V action plans.

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: Adolescents, Federal agencies, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Transition planning, Transition to independent living, Transitions, Young adults

Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors. 2020. Handbook on planning, evaluating, and improving collaboration for oral health programs (rev. ed.). Reno, NV: Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors, 44 pp.

Annotation: This handbook provides a framework and strategies for planning, evaluating, and improving program collaboration to effectively and efficiently address oral health issues. Although many examples are targeted to oral health programs in state health agencies and statewide oral health coalitions, the materials and concepts apply to any community-based oral health program or local coalition. The handbook provides a rationale for improving program collaboration and detailed steps on how to do so.

Contact: Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors, 3858 Cashill Boulevard, Reno, NV 89509, Telephone: (775) 626-5008 Fax: (775) 626-9268 E-mail: info@astdd.org Web Site: http://www.astdd.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Coalitions, Collaboration, Communication, Evaluation, Manuals, Oral health, Planning

Strengthen the Evidence for MCH Programs. 2020. ESM development guide: Evidence-based or informed strategy measures. Washington, DC: Strengthen the Evidence for MCH Programs, 26 pp.

Annotation: This resource guide provides a summary of evidence-based/informed strategy measures (ESMs) as part of the 2018/2020 MCH Block Grant submission as seen through the results-based accountability (RBA) framework. It provides tools to help state Title V agencies ensure their programs have the greatest potential to be effective for the families they serve. For each of the 15 National Performance Measures (NPMs) the document provides evidence strategies and examples of field-generated measures currently used by states. It also provides resources for a structured planning process and finding, implementing, and measuring evidence-based/informed programs. Social determinants of health and health equity tools are included, and information on requesting technical assistance.

Contact: Strengthen the Evidence for MCH Programs, National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, Web Site: https://www.mchevidence.org/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Child health, Evidence based practice, Maternal health, Measures, Model programs, Program planning, State MCH programs, Title V programs

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

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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.