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Chen A, Wilson D. 2017. How Medicaid expansion benefits maternal and child health. Washington, DC: National Health Law Program, 5 pp.

Annotation: This brief explains how the Affordable Care Act (ACA), through Medicaid expansion and expanded Medicaid coverage criteria for children, has improved maternal and child health (MCH). Topics include the impact of expanded coverage for women of reproductive age, particularly for preconception and interconception health care, and eligibility criteria for children ages 6 to 19 on MCH.

Contact: National Health Law Program, 1441 I Street, N.W., Suite 1105, Washington, DC 20005, Telephone: (202) 289-7724 E-mail: nhelp@healthlaw.org Web Site: http://www.healthlaw.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Child health, Children, Chronic illnesses and disabilities, Health care reform, Health insurance, Health status, Maternal health, Maternal health services, Medicaid, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Preconception care, Pregnant women, Prenatal care, Reproductive health, Women's health

Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs. 2011. AMCHP annual conference: Working together to improve maternal and Child health. Washington, DC: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, 70 pp.

Annotation: This booklet contains descriptions of sessions held at the February 12-15, 2011 conference in Washington, DC. The conference was held in conjunction with Family Voices. The booklet also describes additional meetings and activities, Capitol Hill visits, poster session participants, and exhibitors. [Funded in part by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, 1825 K Street, N.W., Suite 250, Washington, DC 20006-1202, Telephone: (202) 775-0436 Fax: (202) 478-5120 E-mail: info@amchp.org Web Site: http://www.amchp.org Contact for cost information.

Keywords: Access to health care, Adolescent health, Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, Child health, Conferences, Families, MCH services, Maternal health

Yarrow AL. 2009. History of U.S. children's policy, 1900-present. Washington, DC: First Focus, 30 pp.

Annotation: This publication surveys federal legislative, executive branch, and judicial actions impacting America's children, from the early 20th century to the first month of the Obama Administration. Topics include issues of child welfare, education, child nutrition, child and family health, children's rights, and White House conferences.

Contact: First Focus, 1400 Eye Street, N.W., Suite 650, Washington, DC 20005, Telephone: (202) 657-0670 Fax: (202) 657-0671 Web Site: http://www.firstfocus.net Available from the website.

Keywords: Child health, Children's Bureau, Families, Federal MCH programs, Federal initiatives, Federal legislation, History, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Maternal health, National programs, Public policy, Social services

Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs. 2009. AMCHP annual conference: Launching maternal and child health—Opportunities for a new era. Washington, DC: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, 67 pp.

Annotation: This booklet contains descriptions of sessions held at the February 21-24, 2009 conference in Washington, DC. The booklet describes additional meetings and activities, Capitol Hill visits, poster session participants, and exhibitors. [Funded in part by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, 1825 K Street, N.W., Suite 250, Washington, DC 20006-1202, Telephone: (202) 775-0436 Fax: (202) 478-5120 E-mail: info@amchp.org Web Site: http://www.amchp.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Adolescent health, Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, Child health, Conferences, Families, MCH services, Maternal health

Goode TD, Jones W, Dunne C, Bronheim S. 2007. And the journey continues... Achieving cultural and linguistic competence in systems serving children and youth with special health care needs and their families. Washington, DC: National Center for Cultural Competence, 56 pp.

Annotation: This monograph offers insights and lessons learned by the National Center for Cultural Competence (NCCC) from State Title V Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) programs in implementing culturally and linguistically competent policies, structures, and practices. Topics include an overview of the history of CSHCN Division of the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, "postcards" from eight states' experiences, lessons of the NCCC in leadership, shared ownership,"isms" confronting the undercurrents, keeping it real, and weaving cultural competence into the fabric of the organization. Examples are given from these states: Alaska, Connecticut, Florida, Guam, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Utah, Washington, and Wisconsin. Lists of references and state contacts conclude the monograph.

Contact: National Center for Cultural Competence, Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development, P.O. Box 571485, Washington, DC 20057-1485, Telephone: (202) 687-5387 Secondary Telephone: (800) 788-2066 Fax: (202) 687-8899 E-mail: cultural@georgetown.edu Web Site: http://nccc.georgetown.edu Available from the website after registration.

Keywords: Children with special health care needs, Cultural competence, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Maternal and child health services, National Center on Cultural Competence, Resources for professionals, State initiatives, Title V programs

Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs. 2005. Adolescent and school health. Washington, DC: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, 2 pp. (AMCHP fact sheet)

Annotation: This fact sheet discusses the role of the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs (AMCHP) in working with adolescent health coordinators and other maternal and child health professionals at the state level. Topics include (1) increasing awareness of adolescent health within Title V programs; (2) addressing adolescent health from a resiliency/asset approach; and (3) strengthening the capacity of Title V programs in state health agencies to partner with school and other organizations to prevent behaviors that place adolescents at risk for HIV, STDs, unintended pregnancy, and other significant health problems.

Contact: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, 1825 K Street, N.W., Suite 250, Washington, DC 20006-1202, Telephone: (202) 775-0436 Fax: (202) 478-5120 E-mail: info@amchp.org Web Site: http://www.amchp.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescent health, Advocacy, Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, Collaboration, High risk adolescents, Risk taking, School health services, Social Security Act, State programs, Title V programs

Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs. 2005. Children with special health care needs. Washington, DC: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, 2 pp. (AMCHP fact sheet)

Annotation: This brief fact sheet provides information about the role of the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs in assisting families and state programs with creating and sustaining systems of care for children with special health care needs and their families through policy and legislative analysis, research, coordination of national meetings, and publications.

Contact: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, 1825 K Street, N.W., Suite 250, Washington, DC 20006-1202, Telephone: (202) 775-0436 Fax: (202) 478-5120 E-mail: info@amchp.org Web Site: http://www.amchp.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Advocacy, Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, Children with special health care needs, Family support services, State programs, Title V programs

U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau. 2004. National plan for maternal and child health training: Goals and objectives [DRAFT]. [Rockville, MD]: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 7 pp.

Annotation: This draft plan, provided for comments and feedback, consists of the vision and the goals and objectives of the Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Bureau for the 21st century. The document outlines goals including assuring a workforce that possesses the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to meet unique MCH population needs; providing a workforce that is culturally competent and family centered; improving practice through interdisciplinary training in MCH, developing effective MCH leaders; generating, translating, and integrating new knowledge to enhance MCH training, inform policy, and improve health outcomes; and developing broad-based support for MCH training.

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: Cultural competence, Cultural diversity, Family centered services, MCH training, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Professional education, Professional personnel, Professional training, Strategic plans

U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau. 2001. Identifying children with special health care needs in managed care plans: MCHB Expert Work Group Meeting—April 5, 2001. Rockville, MD: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 25 pp.

Annotation: This report on the MCHB Work Group Meeting of April 2001 focuses on the operationalization of the MCHB definition of children with special health care needs (CSHCN), the identification of these children in managed care programs, and monitoring their care. Additional topics include background on MCHB initiatives; state-of-the-art tools in identifying CSHCN; benefits to managed care plans of identifying CSHCN, and operational issues and barriers of identifying these children. The report also includes three appendices: a list of participants, an agenda, and a copy of the Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative (CAHMI) Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) Screener.

Contact: Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchlibrary.org Available from the website. Document Number: HRSA Info. Ctr. MCHN116.

Keywords: Access to health care, Children with special health care needs, Community based services, Managed care, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Meetings

U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau. 2000. Maternal and Child Health Bureau program factsheets. Rockville, MD: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 8 fact sheets.

Annotation: These fact sheets describe the organization and operations of the U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB). One fact sheet gives an overview of MCHB. Two fact sheets describe the Office of the Director and the Office of Data and Information Management (DDMI). The remaining fact sheets present information about the following divisions: (1) Division of Research, Training and Education (DRTE); (2) Division of Services for Children with Special Health Needs (DSCSHN); Division of Perinatal Systems and Women's Health (DPSWH); Division of State and Community Health (DSCH); and Division of Child, Adolescent and Family Health (DCAFH).

Keywords: Federal MCH programs, MCH programs, MCH research, MCH services, MCH training, Maternal and Child Health Bureau

Roberts RN, Akers AL, Behl D. 1999. Opening doors through state interagency coordinating councils: A guide for families, communities, and states. Logan, UT: Early Intervention Research Institute, Utah State University, 34 pp.

Annotation: This report describes the Opening Doors project. It was funded from 1993 through 1997 by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau to define, synthesize, and disseminate recommended strategies for integrating services for children and families eligible under Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Research was conducted in Utah, Washington, Maine, Hawaii, Missouri, and Florida. The report begins by defining service integration and proceeds to explain how it works at the family level, the community level, the state level, and the federal level. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Keywords: Children with special health care needs, Collaboration, Community based services, Families, Family support services, Federal agencies, Florida, Hawaii, Health services delivery, Interagency cooperation, Intervention, Maine, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Missouri, National surveys, State agencies, Statistics, Transition planning, Utah, Washington

Margie NG, Phillips DA, eds. and Board on Children, Youth, and Families. 1999. Revisiting home visiting: Summary of a workshop. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 31 pp.

Annotation: This report summarizes a workshop for practitioners, policymakers, and researchers that discussed recent evaluation evidence of the effectiveness of home visitation programs. The report begins by examining the policy context of home visits. It describes characteristics of home visits, the role of research, and challenges faced by home visiting programs including how to engage the family, staffing, cultural and ethnic factors, domestic violence, maternal depression, and substance abuse. The final chapters present new ways of thinking about home visits including a community context, team approaches, and forging links to child care. The workshop agenda is included as an appendix.

Contact: Board on Children, Youth, and Families, National Research Council, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, 500 Fifth Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20001, Telephone: (202) 334-1935 Fax: (202) 334-3584 E-mail: bocyf@nas.edu Web Site: http://www7.nationalacademies.org/bocyf/ Price unknown.

Keywords: Child care, Community based services, Cultural factors, Ethnic factors, Family violence, Home visiting, Maternal mental health, Outcome and process assessment, Program evaluation, Substance abuse

U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Division of Services for Children with Special Health Needs. 1998. Implementing Title V CSHCN programs: A resource manual for state programs. [Rockville, MD]: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Division of Services for Children with Special Health Needs, ca. 200 pp.

Annotation: This resource manual for state Title V Children with Special Health Needs (CSHCN) Programs contains materials that support the efforts of program leadership to carry out their legislated responsibilities. These materials include four annotated bibliographies of key documents and resources; a brief legislative history of Title V of the Society Security Act and Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant Program; a discussion of the MCH Block Grant Performance Measures within the context of both the national agenda for CSHCN and the core CSHCN Program functions; an overview of the Division's current programmatic, product development, and technical assistance activities; and selected resource materials from other related initiatives. The annotated bibliographies are organized under four topical areas: rehabilitation services for Social Security beneficiaries, providing services to CSHCN, development of community systems of services, and family centered care. These bibliographies include citations to policy briefs, briefing books, federal agency documents, project reports, training materials, legislation, journal articles, and books. Each listing provides information about the document, including a brief summary and where to obtain it. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Institute for Child Health Policy, University of Florida, 1329 SW 16th Street, Room 5130 , Gainesville, FL 32608, Telephone: (352) 265-7220 Secondary Telephone: Fax: (352) 265-7221 Contact E-mail: ICHP@qm.server.ufl.edu Web Site: http://www.ichp.ufl.edu/ichp Available from the website.

Keywords: Bibliographies, Block grants, Children with special health care needs, Community programs, Family centered care, History, Legislation, MCH services, Manuals, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Rehabilitation programs, Social Security Act, Special health care services, State CSHCN programs, Title V, Title V programs

U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau. 1998. Report to Congress: Celebrating 60 years of Title V—Fiscal years 1994 and 1995: Title V—Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant. Rockville, MD: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 118 pp.

Annotation: This report is the annual report of the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to the U.S. Congress. The report describes the multi-faceted federal and state activities which are supported by Title V of the Social Security Act, and the health status of women of childbearing age, infants, children, and adolescents, especially children with special health needs for whom Title V is designed. It includes an overview of Title V and of the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, partnerships with other federal agencies, block grant activities, and activities of Special Projects of Regional and National Significance (SPRANS). [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Keywords: Block grants, Child health, Federal MCH programs, Federal programs, MCH programs, MCH services, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Maternal health, Public health, SPRANS, State programs, Title V programs

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

Grason H, Wigton A. 1995. Review of the literature and measurement strategies related to key principles in development of systems of care for children and youth. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University, Child and Adolescent Health Policy Center, 56 pp.

Annotation: This report surveys literature on systems management and data collection tools to identify key attributes and principles of model systems of care as described by the federal Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Bureau. It provides a synopsis of issues involved in examining systems management, abstracts and analyses of major literature reviews and monographs which contain attributes of the MCH Bureau's definition of primary care for children and adolescents, and abstracts and analyses of assessment tools and frameworks which focus on community-based care, family-centeredness, cultural competence, and coordinated care. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Women's and Children's Health Policy Center, 615 North Wolfe Street, Room E4143, Baltimore, MD 21205, Telephone: (410) 502-5450 Contact Phone: (410) 550-5443 Fax: (410) 502-5831 Web Site: http://www.jhsph.edu/wchpc Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescent health, Bibliographies, Child health, Community based services, Culturally competent services, Data collection, Family centered services, Health care systems, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Primary care, Service coordination, Systems development

Hutchins VL. 1995. Children with special health needs and health care reform. (Draft). Unpublished paper, 23 pp.

Annotation: This paper considers the implications of the recent consideration of health care reforms and the application of managed care to the services provided to children and adolescents with special health needs through the federal maternal and child health programs. The paper outlines an initiative undertaken by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau to study this question, and describes the following four priorities: provider preparation, consumer participation, quality assurance, and cost and utilization. The paper describes 27 research projects which are to research these topics.

Contact: Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchlibrary.org Photocopy available at no charge.

Keywords: Adolescents with special health care needs, Children with special health care needs, Federal programs, Health care reform, Health services, Managed care, Maternal and child health, Services delivery

George Washington University, Making the Grade National Program Office. 1995. Medicaid, managed care, and school-based health centers: Proceedings of a meeting with policy makers and providers. Washington, DC: George Washington University, Making the Grade National Program Office, 28 pp.

Annotation: These proceedings examine the issue of funding stability for school based health centers in an unstable political and economic environment. Specific topics covered include: patient care revenues; school based health centers as a safety net service; cost effectiveness; managed care and school health center relationships; and public policy implications. The proceedings include comments from representatives from state and local managed care organizations and school health centers about their experiences and recommended strategies to address future problems. Appendices contain local and state profiles of programs that participated in the conference. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Center for Health and Health Care in Schools, George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health, 2175 K Street, N.W., Suite 200, Room 213, Washington, DC 20037, Telephone: (202) 994-4895 E-mail: chhcs@gwu.edu Web Site: http://www.healthinschools.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Collaboration, Community based services, Conferences, Financing, Health services delivery, Low income groups, Managed care, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Medicaid, School health services, Service coordination, State aid

Hutchins VL. 1994. History of the Maternal and Child Health Bureau: A presentation to the National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health. Arlington, VA: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, 1 videotape.

Annotation: This VHS videotape of Dr. Vince L. Hutchins' brown bag presentation at the National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health gives an overview of the history of the Maternal and Child Health Bureau. Dr. Hutchins discusses the cycles of funding for maternal and child health issues over eight decades and the impact that socioeconomic factors have had on MCH program development. Discussion after the presentation focuses on the potential effects of health care reform on maternal and child health. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchlibrary.org Available for loan.

Keywords: Audiovisual materials, Child health, Children's Bureau, Early intervention services, Federal MCH programs, Federal grants, Federal programs, Health care reform, History, Legislation, Maternal health, Social factors, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Videotapes

U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau. 1993-1994. Maternal and Child Health Bureau fact pack. [Rockville, MD]: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 29 fact sheets.

Annotation: This information package contains twenty-nine fact sheets that describe the organization and operations of the U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau. One fact sheet presents an organizational chart which places the Bureau in the hierarchy of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and indicates the divisions and branches within the Bureau itself. Another fact sheet describes the overall functions of the Bureau and the remaining 27 fact sheets describe its activities with regard to various health issues and initiatives. In 1996, the information found on the fact sheets was mounted on the following Web site: http://www.os.dhhs.gov/hrsa/mchb/. A previous edition of this publication was called the "Information Fact Pack."

Keywords: Federal MCH programs, MCH programs, MCH research, MCH services, MCH training, U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau

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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.