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Peter M. n.d.. Medical Home Project: [Final report]. Honolulu, HI: Hawaii Medical Association, 30 pp.

Annotation: The goals of this project were to: (1) Develop and demonstrate office-based models that assure comprehensive services through the medical home for all children, especially those served under Part H of P.L. 99-457; (2) promote effective linkages and coordination of care between the medical home and early intervention service providers through community forums; and (3) gather, develop, and disseminate nationally creative strategies that promote comprehensive care through the medical home. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Technical Information Service, O.S. Department of Commerce, 5301 Shawnee Road, Alexandria, VA 22312, Telephone: (703) 605-6050 Secondary Telephone: (888) 584-8332 E-mail: customerservice@ntis.gov Web Site: http://www.ntis.gov Document Number: NTIS PB97-121-891.

Keywords: Children with Special Health care Needs, Early Intervention, Information dissemination, Medical Home, Minority Groups, PL 99-457, Service Coordination

Johnson C. n.d.. Making It Work for Children with Special Needs: The Family, the Community, the State [Final report]. Morgantown, WV: W. G. Klingberg Center for Child Development, 17 pp.

Annotation: The goal of this project was to improve the overall system of health care delivery for West Virginia children with special health needs. Specific goals were to: (1) Provide individualized family empowerment training with specific emphasis on skills in case management; (2) strengthen the Handicapped Children's Services system of case management; (3) provide coordinated, comprehensive medical and educational evaluations for children with special health needs; (4) establish a movement recognizing parents as equal partners within the professional team; (5) enhance networking through a parent-provider interdisciplinary, interagency conference; (6) identify a primary medical home for every child with special health needs; (7) emphasize the role of the primary care physician as a member of the community team; (8) assure continuation of the project beyond the funding period; and (9) expand services to all children with special health needs in West Virginia. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Technical Information Service, O.S. Department of Commerce, 5301 Shawnee Road, Alexandria, VA 22312, Telephone: (703) 605-6050 Secondary Telephone: (888) 584-8332 E-mail: customerservice@ntis.gov Web Site: http://www.ntis.gov Document Number: NTIS PB97-121867.

Keywords: Access to Health Care, Case Management, Children with Special Health care Needs, Families, Family Professional Collaboration, Interagency Cooperation, Medical Home, PL 99-457, Parent Professional Communication, Parents, Primary Care, Service Coordination

CareQuest Institute for Oral Health. 2021. Oral disease is common. Access to care is not. State of oral health equity in America 2021. Boston, MA: CareQuest Institute for Oral Health, 6 pp.

Annotation: This report provides information about oral health inequities. Drawing on results from the State of Oral Health Equity in America 2021 survey of 5,320 adults, the report shows that people of color and those with low incomes bear a disproportionate burden of oral disease and disproportionately lack access to needed care. Also discussed are symptoms of oral disease, how frequently symptoms are treated across the U.S. population, and the importance of establishing a dental home.

Contact: CareQuest Institute for Oral Health, 465 Medford Street, Boston, MA 02129-1454, Telephone: (617) 886-1700 Web Site: https://www.carequest.org/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Health equity, Low income groups, Medical home, Oral health, Surveys

California Northstate University, College of Dental Medicine and Children's Partnership. 2020. The virtual dental home: Building best practices into California's oral health care delivery system for children. [Los Angeles, CA]: Children's Partnership, 16 pp.

Annotation: This brief provides information about the virtual dental home (VDH) implemented by four communities in five California counties as part of their local dental pilot projects (LDPPs). The aim of the LDPPs is to increase use of oral health care among children enrolled in Medi-Cal through innovative pilot projects. The brief provides background on the VDH, outlines how it was implemented, identifies lessons learned and best practices, and provides recommendations for integrating the VDH into California’s oral-health-care-delivery system. It also considers the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on VDH implementation.

Contact: Children's Partnership, 811 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1000, Los Angeles, CA 90017, Telephone: (213) 341-1222 Fax: (213) 293-1483 E-mail: frontdoor@childrenspartnership.org Web Site: http://www.childrenspartnership.org Available from the website.

Keywords: California, Medical home, Medicare, Oral health, State programs

Kattlove J, Glassman P. 2020. The virtual dental home in Orange County: Building best practices into the oral health care delivery system for children. Elk Grove, CA: California Northstate University, College of Dental Medicine, 14 pp.

Annotation: This brief provides information about the virtual dental home (VDH) implemented by four communities in five California counties as part of their local dental pilot projects (LDPPs). The aim of the LDPPs is to increase use of oral health care among children enrolled in Medi-Cal through innovative pilot projects. The brief outlines how the VDH has been implemented by community health centers in Orange County, identifies lessons learned and best practices related to the VDH, and provides recommendations for sustaining best practices and integrating them into the oral-health-care-delivery system throughout Orange County and the state.

Contact: California Northstate University, College of Dental Medicine, 9700 West Taron Drive, Elk Grove, CA 95757, Telephone: 916-686-7300 Web Site: http://dentalmedicine.cnsu.edu/ Available from the website.

Keywords: California, Medical home, Medicare, Oral health, State programs

Kattlove J, Glassman P. 2020. The virtual dental home in Sacramento: Building best practices into the oral health care delivery system for children. Elk Grove, CA: California Northstate University, College of Dental Medicine, 15 pp.

Annotation: This brief provides information about the virtual dental home (VDH) implemented by four communities in five California counties as part of their local dental pilot projects (LDPPs). The aim of the LDPPs is to increase use of oral health care among children enrolled in Medi-Cal through innovative pilot projects. The brief outlines how the VDH has been implemented by community health centers in Sacramento County, identifies lessons learned and best practices related to the VDH, and provides recommendations for sustaining best practices and integrating them into the oral-health-care-delivery system throughout Sacramento County and the state.

Contact: California Northstate University, College of Dental Medicine, 9700 West Taron Drive, Elk Grove, CA 95757, Telephone: 916-686-7300 Web Site: http://dentalmedicine.cnsu.edu/ Available from the website.

Keywords: California, Medical home, Medicare, Oral health, State programs

Kattlove J, Glassman P. 2020. The virtual dental home in San Joaquin County: Building best practices into the oral health care delivery system for children. Elk Grove, CA: California Northstate University, College of Dental Medicine, 12 pp.

Annotation: This brief provides information about the virtual dental home (VDH) implemented by four communities in five California counties as part of their local dental pilot projects (LDPPs). The aim of the LDPPs is to increase use of oral health care among children enrolled in Medi-Cal through innovative pilot projects. The brief outlines how the VDH has been implemented by community health centers in San Joaquin County, identifies lessons learned and best practices related to the VDH, and provides recommendations for sustaining best practices and integrating them into the oral-health-care-delivery system throughout San Joaquin County and the state.

Contact: California Northstate University, College of Dental Medicine, 9700 West Taron Drive, Elk Grove, CA 95757, Telephone: 916-686-7300 Web Site: http://dentalmedicine.cnsu.edu/ Available from the website.

Keywords: California, Medical home, Medicare, Oral health, State programs

National Resource Center for Patient/Family-Centered Medical Home. 2020. Implementing medical homes for children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) within Medicaid managed care. Itasca, IL: National Resource Center for Patient/Family-Centered Medical Home, 8 pp.

Annotation: This fact sheet discusses strategies for implementing medical homes for children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) through Medicaid managed care. The document provides examples of state-level programs that have implemented a range of strategies to support medical homes for CYSHCN. These strategies include developing partnerships to connect children to medical homes, incorporating the medical home model in managed care contract language, and using incentives for providers to use a medical home approach. The fact sheet also provides links to additional resources.

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

Keywords: Adolescents with special health care needs, Child health, Children with special health care needs, Health care delivery, Managed care, Medicaid, Medical home

McManus M, White P, Borden C. 2019. Incorporating pedatric-to-adult transition into NCQA patient-centered medical home recognition: 2019 update. Washington, DC: Got Transition™/Center for Health Care Transition Improvement, 13 pp. (Practice resource)

Annotation: This resource is intended to facilitate the application of nationally-recognized transition tools to address specific criteria developed by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) in their 2017 Patient-Centered Medical Home standards. Contents include NCQA criteria and guidance cross-walked with relevant sample tools. Topics include team-based care and practice organization, knowing and managing patients, patient-centered access and continuity, care management and support, care coordination and care transitions, and performance measurement and quality improvement. Descriptions of the tools are also provided. [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: Children, Measures, Medical home, Patient care management, Patient care teams, Program coordination, Program improvement, Quality assurance, Special health care needs, Standards, Transitions, Youth

Le L, Brady R, Hanssen P, Perry DF, Richards J. 2019. Strengthen the evidence for maternal and child health programs: National performance measure 11 medical home evidence review. Washington, DC: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, Strengthen the Evidence for MCH Programs, 104 pp. (brief, 5 pp. ). (Strengthen the evidence base for maternal and child health programs)

Annotation: This report reviews evidence-informed and evidence-based strategies that Maternal and Child Health (MCH)Block Grant programs can implement to address National Performance Measure 11: Medical Home. It gives background information on pediatric medical homes; describes the national performance measure; discusses the approach used for the evidence review analysis; summarizes strategies identified in the evidence review; and discusses implications of the research. IT also discusses how the MCH Evidence Center can help state Title V programs implement interventions selected from this review. The brief summarizes the report.

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: Block grants, Child health, Evidence-based practice, Literature reviews, Measures, Medical home, Model programs, Policy development, Program planning, Resources for professionals, State MCH programs, Title V programs

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. 2018. About the Technical Assistance and Analytic Support Program. Baltimore, MD: U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 1 p. (Medicaid/CHIP health care quality measures)

Annotation: This fact sheet describes a program to support states in collecting, reporting, and using datafrom three core sets of quality measures in Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program. Topics include technical assistance and analytic support vehicles such as issue briefs, fact sheets, analytic reports, and toolkits; one-on-one support; virtual learning opportunities; and hands-on information and networking opportunities.

Contact: U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21244, Telephone: (877) 267-2323 Secondary Telephone: (410) 786-3000 Fax: Web Site: https://www.cms.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Adults, Children, Children's Health Insurance Program, Data analysis, Measures, Medicaid, Medical home, Program improvement, Quality assurance, Technical assistance

Wisconsin Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs Medical Home Systems Integration Project. 2017. Wisconsin care coordination for children and youth mapping project. Madison, WY: Wisconsin Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs Program, 33 pp. (exec. summ. 1 p.).

Annotation: This report describes a project that aimed to increase the number of children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHN) served within a medical home by 20% and specifically a mapping project that examined how care coordination is being implemented for CYSHN currently in Wisconsin, what gaps exist, and what assets can be built upon and shared. It describes findings of interviews conducted with a diverse group of systems, providers, and family representatives between October 2015 and December 2016. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Wisconsin Department of Health Services, One West Wilson Street, Madison, WI 53703, Telephone: (608) 266-1865 Secondary Telephone: (888) 701-1251 Web Site: https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov

Keywords: Adolescents with special health care needs, Children with special health care needs, Medical home, Program coordination, State programs, Title V programs, Wisconsin

National Academy for State Health Policy. 2016. State strategies for promoting children's preventive services. Portland, ME: National Academy for State Health Policy, multiple items.

Annotation: This series of maps and the accompanying chart illustrate state-specific Medicaid or Children’s Health Insurance Program performance-improvement projects, measures, or incentives promoting children’s preventive services. The series covers managed or accountable care performance-improvement projects; managed care performance measures; metrics or incentives in statewide Medicaid system transformation; other financial incentives; and non-financial incentives. Measures, projects, and incentives fall into the following six categories of services: behavioral health screenings, weight assessment, lead screening, immunizations, preventive oral health services, and well visits for children and adolescents. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Academy for State Health Policy, 10 Free Street, Second Floor, Portland, ME 04101, Telephone: (207) 874-6524 Secondary Telephone: (202) 903-0101 Fax: (207) 874-6527 E-mail: info@nashp.org Web Site: http://www.nashp.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Accountability, Adolescents, Body weight, Children, Children's Health Insurance Program, Financing, Health care reform, Measures, Medicaid managed care, Medical home, Mental health, Oral health, Preventive health services, Program improvement, Quality assurance, Reimbursement, Screening, State programs, Systems development

Heider F, Wirth B, Kuznetsov RD. 2016. Medicaid managed care: Challenges and opportunities for pediatric medical home implementation and children and youth with special health care needs. Elk Grove Village, IL: National Center for Medical Home Implementation, 5 pp.

Annotation: This fact sheet for Title V programs, clinicians, and family leaders provides information about the potential effect of Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) managed care on children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) and their families. Topics include requirements for managed care organizations in CHIP and opportunities to mitigate potential unintended negative consequences of Medicaid managed care for CYSHCN and their families. Promising practices and strategies from states are included. [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: Children, Contract services, Enrollment, Family centered care, Health care delivery, Health care reform, Medicaid managed care, Medical home, Model programs, Primary care, Service delivery systems, Special health care needs, State MCH programs, Youth

National Center for Medical Home Implementation. 2016. Thinking outside the box: How to advance health equity and care quality in the pediatric medical home. Elk Grove Village, IL: National Center for Medical Home Implementation, multiple items.

Annotation: This 3-part webinar series provides pediatric clinicians, Title V programs, families, and others with tools, resources, and strategies to enhance the patient and family experience in the pediatric medical home. This includes, but is not limited to, the experience of diverse, vulnerable and medically underserved populations. Topics include how to build cultural competence and humility, how to foster effective communication with patients and families, and how to understand and address social factors that shape child health. The presenters' slides, webinar recordings, audience questions, and an implicit association test are included. [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: Communication skills, Cultural competence, Cultural diversity, Family centered care, Medical home, Multimedia, Pediatric care, Social bias

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

Jankovsky K, Walter AW, Yuan Y, Dworetzky B. 2016. Alternative payment strategies: Must-know definitions that will impress your colleagues. Boston, MA: Catalyst Center, the National Center for Health Insurance and Financing for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs, 2 pp.

Annotation: This glossary is designed to help Title V staff, family leaders, policymakers, providers, advocates, and others become familiar with definitions of alternative health service payment strategies. Topics include value-based purchasing, value-based insurance design, and patient-centered medical homes. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Catalyst Center, the National Center for Health Insurance and Financing for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs, Boston University School of Public Health, Center for Advancing Health Policy and Practice, 801 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA 02218-2526, Telephone: (617) 638-1930 E-mail: mcomeau@bu.edu Web Site: https://ciswh.org/project/the-catalyst-center/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Costs, Family centered care, Health care financing, Health insurance, Medical home, Reimbursement

National Academy for State Health Policy. 2015. Medical homes and patient-centered care. Portland, ME: National Academy for State Health Policy, 1 v.

Annotation: This series of interactive maps feature state efforts to advance medical homes for Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) participants. The maps feature states with medical home activity for Medicaid/CHIP since 2006, states with an active role in a multi-payer medical home initiative, states pursuing Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Section 2703 health homes, states aligning medical home payments with national or state-developed qualification standards, and states making payments to community-based teams or networks to support primary care practices.

Contact: National Academy for State Health Policy, 10 Free Street, Second Floor, Portland, ME 04101, Telephone: (207) 874-6524 Secondary Telephone: (202) 903-0101 Fax: (207) 874-6527 E-mail: info@nashp.org Web Site: http://www.nashp.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Children, Children's Health Insurance Program, Health care reform, Medicaid, Medical home, Primary care, Reimbursement

National Center for Medical Home Implementation. 2015. Building your medical home: An introduction to pediatric primary care transformation. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, Division of Children with Special Needs, 1 v.

Annotation: This resource provides direction, resources, and tools to pediatric medical home clinicians and practices seeking to advance their knowledge and understanding of the medical home concept as it relates to practice transformation. Contents include resources and strategies for starting medical home transformation, integrating key functions of a medical home into practice, and sustaining changes. [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: Children with special health care needs, Health care reform, Medical home, Model programs, Resources for professionals, Service integration, Sustainability

Children's Partnership and the Pacific Center for Special Care. 2015. The virtual dental home. Santa Monico, CA: Children's Partnership, 2 pp.

Annotation: This document describes the Virtual Dental Home, a system that combines technological advances with work force innovations to bring oral health care to children where they already spend time, such as at schools and Head Start sites. Topics include barriers to accessing oral health care among children in California, how the system works, client satisfaction and quality of care, and economic benefits. The document also provides information about efforts to advance state policy changes and educate stakeholders about how they can implement the Virtual Dental Home in their communities.

Contact: Children's Partnership, 811 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1000, Los Angeles, CA 90017, Telephone: (213) 341-1222 Fax: (213) 293-1483 E-mail: frontdoor@childrenspartnership.org Web Site: http://www.childrenspartnership.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, California, Children, Dental care, Medical home, Model programs, Oral health, Policy development, Statewide planning, Sustainability, Systems development, Technology, Work force

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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.