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New York State Department of Health, Center for Community Health, Division of Epidemiology, Injury Control Program. n.d.. Violence prevention demonstration projects: Project summaries. Albany, NY: New York State Department of Health, Injury Control Program, 6 pp.

Annotation: This report summaries of five model programs in violence prevention supported by the New York State Department of Health. Several programs focus on training for youth and parents. Other topics addressed include mentoring, community service, mediation, conflict resolution, and rape crisis services.

Keywords: Model programs, New York, Violence prevention

Tunick FL, Butterweck JE, Landman PD. n.d.. Parental evaluation of health care delivery in a children and youth project. Minneapolis, MN: [University of Minnesota, School of Public Health], Systems Development Project , 9 pp. (Comment series no: 0-7 (31))

Annotation: The purpose of this paper is to describe a method used to assess community acceptance of a program to deliver comprehensive health care to children of low income families in New York City and to report the results. This paper is produced as part of the documentation and assessment of the effect of P.L. 89-97, Title II. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Keywords: Children and Youth Projects, Comprehensive health care, Federal MCH programs, Low income groups, New York, Program evaluation, Program evaluation, Questionnaires

New York State Department of Health. n.d.. Medicaid/EPSDT - Title V Action Plan: New York State Department of Health. , 3 pp.

Annotation: This Action Plan is between the New York State Department of Health and the New York Office of Medicaid Management. It documents the state of New York's response to legislation in Title V and Title XIX of the Social Security Act requiring state Title V programs and Medicaid agencies to develop an interagency agreement to work together. The objective of this agreement is to provide: (1) access to health insurance for every New Yorker, (2) comprehensive, high quality and accessible medical services for every New Yorker, (3) a medical home for every New Yorker, (4) non-discriminatory provision of assistance, and of medical services, to Medicaid applicants and recipients, (5) delivery of all services to Medicaid applicants and recipients in a culturally and language appropriate manner, (6) an increase in the public's awareness of Title V and Title XIX services available to them, and (7) coordination of services delivery, to ensure services will be provided without duplication of effort, or fragmentation.

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: NY.1.1.

Keywords: EPSDT, Cooperative agreements, Interagency cooperation, Medicaid, New York, State MCH programs, State agencies

Children's Aid Society. n.d.. A history of innovation. New York, NY: Children's Aid Society, 1 v.

Annotation: This timeline tracks historic highlights from the Children's Aid Society's (CAS) founding in 1853, tracing changes in poverty in New York City along with the evolution of CAS programs and services. Topics include emigration programs such as the Orphan Train, foster care and adoption programs, lodging houses, industrial schools, convalescent homes, health centers, and farm schools.

Contact: Children's Aid Society, 105 East 22nd Street, New York, NY 10010, Telephone: (212) 949-4800 Secondary Telephone: (212) 949-4936 Fax: (212) 377-4705 Web Site: http://www.childrensaidsociety.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Children, Community programs, Comprehensive programs, History, Homeless persons, New York, Oral health, Poverty, Schools

New York State Department of Health, Division of Chronic Disease Prevention and the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children. n.d.. Making it work toolkit. Albany, NY: New York State Department of Health, Division of Chronic Disease Prevention and the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, multiple items.

Annotation: These toolkits for consumers and employers provide information to address the challenges of low income wage earners returning to work while continuing to breastfeed. Contents include five individual toolkits. A toolkit for mothers provides information on how to talk with supervisors, coworkers, and child care providers and how to store and handle breast milk, as well as checklists, tips, sample schedules, and food ideas. A toolkit for family members explains the role grandparents and partners play while dispelling myths that can be held by others, and how to give support and care for a breastfed infant. Additional toolkits are designed to help employers comply with state and federal laws; offer guidance for mothers and employers on interpreting the laws and resources; and provide sample letters and policies.

Contact: New York State Department of Health, Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237, Telephone: (866) 881-2809 E-mail: dohweb@health.state.ny.us Web Site: http://www.health.ny.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Breastfeeding, Employer initiatives, Legislation, Low income groups, New York, State programs, Supported employment, Workplace health promotion

New York State Children's Oral Healthcare Access Program. 2017. MICHC oral health manual and toolkit. Rochester, NY: Healthy Baby Network, 60 pp.

Annotation: This document is geared toward Maternal and Infant Community Health Collaborative (MICHC) partners, prenatal health professionals, and oral health professionals in New York. It provides recommendations and tools to promote women’s oral health during pregnancy and children’s oral health. It also provides background information about MICHC and discusses its purpose. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Healthy Baby Network, 693 East Avenue, Suite 200, Rochester, NY 14607, Web Site: http://www.pnmc-hsr.org

Keywords: Consumer education materials , Infants, New York, Oral health, Pregnant women, State programs

Reusch C. 2016. Preventing early childhood tooth decay: What states can do. Washington, DC: Children's Dental Health Project, Multiple items.

Annotation: This brief explains the implications of a simulation model for preventing dental caries in early childhood in New York and discusses opportunities to implement policies to align the oral-health-care-delivery system with established science. The brief describes a risk-based approach to oral health care and a number of other approaches for crafting dental benefits in a cost-effective manner. Contents include program-specific recommendations, systems-change opportunities, and Medicaid reform options.

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: Costs, Dental caries, Disease management, Disease prevention, Health care delivery, Intervention, Models, New York, Oral health, Policy development, Program improvement, Risk assessment, Service delivery systems, State initiatives, Young children

Hamilton J. 2016. Children’s Oral Healthcare Access Program [final report]. Cooperstown, NY: Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital, 22 pp.

Annotation: This report describes a project to expand preventive school-based oral health services to include restorative care in four high-need rural school districts in New York. Topics include delivery-system design, interdisciplinary care, client/community education, continuous quality improvement, sustainability, evaluation, and resources and capabilities. Appendices include the project services timeline, a risk-assessment tool, a workflow diagram, enrollment and consent forms, posters, a brochure, video links, promotional materials, a satisfaction survey, and a press release. The process, outcome, and impact indicators/minimal data set is also provided. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

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: Comprehensive health care, Dental care, Final reports, Health services delivery, Interdisciplinary approach, Local initiatives, Model programs, New York, Oral health, Program improvement, Quality assurance, Rural population, School based clinics, School districts, Service integration, Systems development

Greenberg B, Saglimbeni M. 2016. NYS School-Based Comprehensive Oral Healthcare Services Project: Final report 2011–2015. Albany, NY: New York State Department of Health; Menands, NY: Health Research, 25 pp. incl. appendices.

Annotation: This report describes a project to improve the oral health of school-age children in an area in New York where there is a health professional shortage and most residents have low incomes. Topics include delivery-system design, inter- disciplinary care, client/community education, continuous quality improvement, sustainability, evaluation, and resources and capabilities. Links to a cover letter and combined enrollment form; links to video programs; and the process, out- come, and impact indicators/minimal data set are also provided. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

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: Children's Health Insurance Program, Community health centers, Comprehensive health care, Dental care, Final reports, Health services delivery, Interdisciplinary approach, Local initiatives, Medicaid, Model programs, New York, Oral health, Program improvement, Quality assurance, Rural population, Schools, Service integration, Systems development

New York State Oral Health Center of Excellence. 2015. Oral health literacy toolkit. Rochester, NY: New York State Oral Health Center of Excellence, 55 pp.

Annotation: This toolkit provides information and resources for implementing interventions to promote and improve oral health literacy as part of the New York State Department of Health prevention agenda. Contents include information about the magnitude of the problem, the importance of oral health literacy, the potential reach and relative impact of interventions to improve oral health literacy, and suggested interventions for specific sectors.

Contact: New York State Oral Health Center of Excellence, 259 Monroe Avenue, Level B, Rochester, NY 14607, Telephone: (585) 325-2280 E-mail: info@nysoralhealth.org Web Site: https://nysoralhealth.squarespace.com Available from the website.

Keywords: Health literacy, Health promotion, Intervention, New York, Oral health, Program development, Program improvement, Resources for professionals, State MCH programs

Continelli T, Bruce C, Roberts E, Martiniano R. 2015. A profile of oral health providers in New York State. Rensselaer, NY: Center for Health Workforce Studies, 4 pp. (Research brief)

Annotation: This research brief provides information about the dentist and dental hygienist work force in New York state, including the concentration of dentists vs. dental hygienists, the concentration of dentists in urban vs. rural areas, the diversity of the oral health work force compared with the diversity of the state’s population, the ages of dentists and dental hygienists, and the educational attainment of dental hygienists. Sources and limitations of the data are described.

Contact: Center for Health Workforce Studies, University of Albany, State University of New York, School of Public Health, One University Place, Suite 220, Rensselaer, NY 12144-3445, Telephone: (518) 402-0250 Fax: (518) 402-0252 E-mail: chws@health.ny.gov Web Site: http://chws.albany.edu Available from the website.

Keywords: Age factors, Cultural diversity, Dental hygienists, Dentists, Educational attainment, Health disparities, New York, Oral health, Rural environment, Urban environment, Work force

New York State Department of Health. 2014. Oral health plan for New York State. [Albany, NY]: New York State Department of Health, 41 pp.

Annotation: This document presents goals, objectives, and strategies for improving and achieving optimal oral health for all in New York. Contents include an overview of oral health and priority areas of opportunity for reducing oral disease and related risk factors and for promoting oral health. Information about earlier efforts to address children's oral health and work force shortages in rural areas is included.

Contact: New York State Department of Health, Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237, Telephone: (866) 881-2809 E-mail: dohweb@health.state.ny.us Web Site: http://www.health.ny.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Children, Disease prevention, Goals, Health objectives, Health promotion, Infection control, New York, Oral health, Prevalence, Risk factors, Rural population, Statewide planning, Statewide planning, Work force

Gonzalez-Camastra L, Epp P, Morgan S, Shefrin A, Sandman D. 2014. School-based health centers in New York state: Ensuring sustainability and establishing opportunities for growth. New York, NY: New York State Health Foundation, 30 pp.

Annotation: This report examines the transition of Medicaid reimbursements from a fee-for-service methodology to one that involves managed care organizations and the impact of the transition on the viability of school-based health centers in New York. Contents include a brief history of school-based health centers and who and where they serve, and where they are located; service provision and staffing; cost of service and implications for public health and students' academic performance; sources of financing and sponsorship; recommendations for ensuring sustainability; and opportunities for growth.

Contact: New York State Health Foundation, 1385 Broadway, 23rd Floor, New York, NY 10018, Telephone: (212) 664-7656 Fax: (212) 421-6029 E-mail: info@NYSHealth.org Web Site: http://www.nyshealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Financing, Medicaid managed care, New York, Reimbursement, School based clinics, State initiatives, Sustainability

Astone N, Martin S, Breslav L. 2014. Innovations in NYC health and human services policy: Teen pregnancy prevention. Washington, DC: Urban Institute, 9 pp.

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials. 2014. Bright Futures and state implementation. Arlington, VA: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, 12 pp.

Annotation: This issue brief provides a history and overview of Bright Futures, a national program to promote children's current and future health through a set of guidelines that aim to improve the quality of health promotion and preventive services for children. The brief discusses the role of Bright Futures in the Affordable Care Act, and provides past and present examples of state health agencies' efforts to implement Bright Futures. Topics include initiation and funding, activities, and lessons learned in Illinois, New York, Virginia, and Washington. Brief descriptions of efforts in Maine, Nevada, North Carolina, North Dakota, and Oregon are also included, as well as recommendations for states.

Contact: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, 2231 Crystal Drive, Suite 450, Arlington, VA 22202, Telephone: (202) 371-9090 Fax: (571) 527-3189 Web Site: http://www.astho.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Bright Futures, Children, Guidelines, Health care reform, Health promotion, Illinois, Infants, National programs, New York, Pediatric care, Preventive health services, Quality assurance, State agencies, Virginia, Washington

Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy. 2014. Prevention first: Making sure New York smiles. Albany, NY: Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy, 4 pp.

Annotation: This issue brief describes information about the status of oral health in New York state and opportunities for preventing oral disease in adults, pregnant women, and children. Topics include the costs associated with oral disease and solutions at the individual level (e.g., brushing and flossing, eating healthy foods, drinking fluoridated tap water) and at the community level (e.g., increasing access to fluoridated water, fluoride varnish, and school-based dental sealant programs).

Contact: Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy, 150 State Street, Fourth Floor, Albany, NY 12207, Telephone: (518) 463-1896 Fax: (518) 463-3364 Web Site: http://www.scaany.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Community based services, Dental sealants, Fluorides, Health status, New York, Oral health, Prevention programs, Preventive health services, School based clinics, State programs, Water

Children's Dental Health Project. 2014. Policy options for reducing early childhood tooth decay: Lessons learned from a New York state simulation model. Washington, DC: Children's Dental Health Project, 6 pp.

Annotation: This brief presents findings of the New York State early childhood caries system dynamics model as they relate to cost-effective care delivery and reducing risks for disease. It discusses policy options to align the oral health-care-delivery system with established caries-management science. Topics include focusing care on an individual child's level of risk for disease, approaches for crafting dental benefits in a cost-effective manner, community water fluoridation, and motivational interviewing.

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: Cost effectiveness, Dental caries, Disease management, Health care delivery, Models, New York, Policy development, Population surveillance, Service delivery systems, State initiatives, Young children

JSI Research and Training Institute. 2014. Engaging community stakeholders to address the social determinants of teen pregnancy. Boston, MA: John Snow, Inc., 5 pp.

Annotation: This case study highlights how state- and community-based organizations in Alabama, New York, and Texas used the root cause analysis (RCA) process to identify the social conditions (risk and protective factors) influencing adolescent pregnancy in their communities and create action plans to address these factors. Topics include using RCA to engage youth and diverse stakeholders, using RCA to develop a strategic plan, lessons learned from the RCA process, and recommendations.

Contact: John Snow, Inc., 44 Farnsworth Street, Boston, MA 02210-1211, Telephone: (617) 482-9485 Fax: (617) 482-0617 E-mail: jsinfo@jsi.com Web Site: http://www.jsi.com Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescent pregnancy, Alabama, Case studies, Community action, Community based agencies, New York, Prevention programs, Protective factors, Risk factors, State agencies, Strategic plans, Texas

Prater W, Alker J. 2013. Aligning eligibility for children: Moving the stairstep kids to Medicaid. Melo Park, CA: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, Kaiser Family Foundation, 11 pp.

Annotation: This brief examines how the transition of children from the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to Medicaid after the Affordable Care Act goes into effect will affect children, families, and states. The brief offers an introduction to the issue and and overview (including the number of children affected, how children and families will be affected, benefits, cost sharing, enrollment and renewal procedures, access to care, fiscal impact on states, and administrative efficiency). The brief also discusses lesson learned from New York and Colorado from their early transition of coverage (including how children have transitioned, how families have been notified about changes, how delivery systems have affected alignment, and how providers were engaged in the process). Other models used to coordinate CHIP and Medicaid are also discussed.

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: Access to health care, Adolescents, Children, Children's Health Insurance Program, Colorado, Costs, Eligibility, Enrollment, Families, Health care delivery, Health care reform, Infants, Legislation, Low income groups, Medicaid, New York, Program coordination, State programs, Statistical data, Transition

Courtot B, Coughlin TA, Lawton E. 2013. Medicaid and CHIP managed care payment methods and spending in 20 states: Final report to the Office of Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Washington, DC: Urban Institute, 51 pp.

Annotation: This report, which is a companion to the Medicaid and CHIP Risk-Based Managed Care in 20 States report, focuses on 20 states' Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) managed care payment methods and spending. The states are Arizona, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Wisconsin. The report addresses two research questions: (1) how do the 20 states establish capitation rates in their Medicaid and CHIP managed care programs, and how have their approaches to and policies for rate setting changed over the past decade and (2) how does monthly Medicaid spending for four distinct managed care enrollee populations (adults and children, with and without disabilities) vary among the 20 states? The report introduces the issues and presents the study approach, methods, findings, and a discussion.

Contact: Urban Institute, 2100 M Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20037, Telephone: (202) 833-7200 Fax: (202) 467-5775 E-mail: http://www.urban.org/about/contact.cfm Web Site: http://www.urban.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adults, Arizona, California, Children, Children's Health Insurance Program, Connecticut, Costs, Delaware, Disabilities, Florida, Managed care, Maryland, Massachusetts, Medicaid, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, State programs, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin

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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.