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Oklahoma State Department of Health, Dental Health Services. 2016. Oklahoma oral health needs assessment 2016: Third grade children. Oklahoma City, OK: Oklahoma State Department of Health, Dental Health Services, 50 pp.

Annotation: This report presents findings from a needs assessment for students in third grade in Oklahoma to produce statewide estimates of oral health status indicators. The needs assessment determined prevalence of dental sealants, untreated dental caries, other caries experience, missing teeth, and need for care. Report contents include information about the research design, results, and a discussion. The appendices contain a letter sent to schools and the return postcard; forms for parental consent, data collection, and results; a description of participant characteristics; and a comparison to national objectives and earlier state assessments.

Contact: Oklahoma State Department of Health, Dental Health Service, 1000 Northeast 10th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73117-1299, Telephone: (405) 271-5502 Fax: (405) 271-5434 Web Site: https://www.ok.gov/health/Community_&_Family_Health/Dental_Health_Service/index.html Available from the website.

Keywords: Comparative analysis, Dental caries, Dental sealants, Healthy People 2020, Needs assessment, Oklahoma, Oral health, School age children, Screening, State surveys

Delta Dental of Oklahoma Oral Health Foundation. 2016. Resource for dental care: A guide to free and low-cost dental care. Oklahoma City, OK: Delta Dental of Oklahoma, quarterly.

Annotation: This guide provides information to help individuals in Oklahoma who cannot afford oral health care find free and low-cost resources, assist referral sources in helping those who need care to find it, and connect free and low-cost programs to one another to leverage limited resources and improve outcomes. The guide also provides information about the foundation and some of its activities.

Contact: Delta Dental of Oklahoma Oral Health Foundation, 16 N.W. 63rd Street, Suite 201, Oklahoma City, OK 73116, Telephone: (405) 607-4771 Secondary Telephone: (800) 522-0188, ext. 771 Fax: (405) 607-4778 E-mail: foundation@DeltaDentalOK.org Web Site: http://www.DDOKFoundation.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Dental care, Directories, Financing, Oklahoma, Oral health, Referrals

Surdu S, Langelier M, Moore J. 2015. Utilization of oral health services by Medicaid-insured adults in Oklahoma, 2012–2013. Rensselaer, NY: Oral Health Workforce Research Center, 50 pp.

Annotation: This report summarizes patterns of oral health care use among adult Medicaid beneficiaries, including pregnant women, in Oklahoma based on health professional availability and Medicaid coverage. Topics include oral health professionals who serve Medicaid beneficiaries in Oklahoma, Medicaid payment for services provided in dental offices and clinics, distances that Medicaid beneficiaries must travel to obtain oral health services, and a county-by-county analysis of oral health care for Medicaid beneficiaries in the state.

Contact: Oral Health Workforce Research Center, New York Center for Health Workforce Studies, University of Albany, SUNY, School of Public Health, 1 University Place, Suite 220, Rensselaer, NY 12144-3445, Telephone: (518) 402-0250 Fax: (518) 402-0252 Web Site: http://www.oralhealthworkforce.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Health care utilization, Low income groups, Medicaid, Oklahoma, Oral health, Reimbursement, Work force

Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs. 2015. Opportunities and strategies for improving preconception health through health reform: Advancing collective impact for improved health outcomes. Washington, DC: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, 8 pp.

Annotation: This issue brief explores how states can capitalize on the opportunities presented by health reform to improve birth outcomes, particularly through preconception health. It highlights state Title V maternal and child health programs, particularly programs in three states (Michigan, Oklahoma, and Oregon) that participated in an action learning collaborative and are working to strengthen partnerships to implement preconception health activities, enhance preventive care for women, explore financing options for preconception care services, and use data to inform policy and program development. Delaware and Colorado also are featured as states that are working toward improved access to preconception care.

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, Collaboration, Colorado, Data, Delaware, Financing, Health care reform, Learning, Michigan, Oklahoma, Oregon, Policy development, Preconception care, Preventive health services, Program development, Program improvement, Public private partnerships, State MCH programs, Title V programs, Women's health

Simons D, Hendricks T, Lipper J, Pires SA. 2014. Intensive care coordination using high-quality wraparound for children with serious behavioral health needs: State and community profiles. Hamilton, NJ: Center for Health Care Strategies, 61 pp.

Annotation: This document profiles the various ways that U.S. states and communities are structuring, implementing, and evaluating intensive care coordination (ICC) using the wraparound approach for children and youth with significant mental health conditions. The document defines wraparound as a structured approach to service planning and care coordination for individuals with complex needs that is built on a system of care and adheres to specified procedures. Contents include the evidence base for wraparound and information on established, evolving, and emerging ICC/wraparound programs.

Contact: Center for Health Care Strategies, 200 American Metro Boulevard, Suite 119, Hamilton, NJ 08619, Telephone: (609) 528-8400 Fax: (609) 586-3679 E-mail: Web Site: http://www.chcs.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Children, Colorado, Community programs, Coordination planning, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mental health, Michigan, Nebraska, New Jersey, Ohio, Oklahoma, Patient care, Pennsylvania, Program coordination, Rhode Island, Service coordination, State programs, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Youth

Plaza EA. 2013. Oral health care for children with special health care needs: A guide for family members/caregivers and dental providers. Oklahoma City, OK: Oklahoma State Department of Health, 22 pp.

Annotation: This document for families and oral health professionals provides information and resources on oral health and oral health care for children with special health care needs. Topics include planning for the first dental visit and strategies for daily oral health care. Information on oral health and autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, and other conditions is included. A checklist for going to the dentist and a list of national and state-specific resources is also provided.

Contact: Oklahoma Association of Community Action Agencies, 2800 NW 36th, Suite 221, Oklahoma City, OK 73112, Telephone: (405) 949-1495 Fax: (405) 949-0955 E-mail: OKACAA@yahoo.com Web Site: http://www.okacaa.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Children, Chronic illnesses and disabilities, Oklahoma, Oral health, Special health care needs

Hinkle L, Hanlon C. 2012. Oklahoma's web portal: Fostering care coordination between primary care and community service providers. Portland, ME: National Academy for State Health Policy, 8 pp. (State health policy briefing)

Annotation: This brief is the second in a series focusing on promising methods that states participating in the Assuring Better Child Health and Development Learning Collaborative (ABCD III) are using to improve care coordination and linkages among providers of primary care and other community service for young children and their families. The brief describes the new web-based referral and tracking system that Oklahoma built into its pre-existing Preventing Service Reminder System and outlines lessons from Oklahoma's experience in implementing a web portal to inform policymakers in other states as they strive to improve care coordination.

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: Child development, Child health, Collaboration, Community programs, Families, Health services, Oklahoma, Prevention, Primary care, Program coordination, Public policy, Referrals, State programs, Young children

Henderson M, Kaye N. 2012. Policies for care coordination across systems: Lessons from ABCD III. Portland, ME: National Academy for State Health Policy, 28 pp.

Annotation: This paper examines the care-coordination experiences of five states (Arkansas, Illinois, Minnesota, Oklahoma, and Oregon) that have developed pilot projects as part of Assuring Better Child Health and Development (ABCD III) to improve care coordination for young children with or at risk for developmental delays. The paper examines common themes and policy levers that could help improve care coordination between primary care health professionals and other systems, such as systems of educational, social, or vocational services, for individuals of all ages, with a focus on policies as they relate to the cross-system care coordination being advanced in ABCD III. Topics include policies to pay for care coordination, policies supporting systemic communication, and policies supporting and sustaining quality and measurement of cross-system coordination.

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: Arkansas, Child health, Communication, Costs, Early childhood development, Financing, Health care systems, Illinois, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pilot projects, Primary care, Public policy, Quality assurance, Service coordination, State programs, Young children

Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, Association of State and Territorial Health Officials. 2012. Improving birth outcomes in the U.S.: State efforts to reduce prematurity. [Washington, DC]: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, 62 pp.

Annotation: These presentation slides provide examples of how states can move forward in achieving the goal of prematurity reduction. The webinar, held on July 12, 2012, outlines the Healthy Babies Initiative to decrease prematurity in the United States by 8 percent by 2014. Presenters highlight the experience and strategies of two states that have met the challenge goal (Alaska and Vermont) and one state currently working toward that goal (Oklahoma).

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: Alaska, Oklahoma, Premature infants, Prematurity, Preterm birth, Prevention programs, State initiatives, Vermont

National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition. 2012. NPHIC webinar: Oklahoma Infant Alliance's later preterm infant toolkit. Alexandria, VA: National Healthy Mother, Healthy Babies Coalition, 1 podcast (49 min., 50 sec.). (Maternal and child health webinar series: Webinar 15)

Annotation: This webinar discusses the Oklahoma Infant Alliance Late Preterm Infant Toolkit and its role in addressing the high rate of preterm deliveries in the state. The toolkit is meant for hospitals and agencies who work with the late preterm infant and discusses the development of a clinical practice guideline based on current evidence-based resources and research in reducing morbidities associated with late preterm birth.

Contact: National Coalition for Infant Health, Alliance for Patient Access, 1275 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Suite 1100A, Washington, DC 20004, Telephone: (202) 499-4114 E-mail: info@infanthealth.org Web Site: http://www.infanthealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Audiovisual materials, Guidelines, Infant health, Oklahoma, Pregnancy complications, Prematurity, Preterm birth, State initiatives

Oklahoma State Department of Health, Dental Health Service. 2012. Oklahoma community water fluoridation plan. Oklahoma City, OK: Oklahoma State Department of Health, Dental Health Service, 19 pp.

Annotation: This report describes the history of community water fluoridation and its role in improving oral health by reducing tooth decay throughout the country and in Oklahoma. Additional topics include a brief review of federal and state laws and regulations; program management; quality control; and goals, objectives, and action plan elements. Appendices include a logic model for Oklahoma, a chart showing the status of fluoridation in the state, and fact sheets.

Contact: Oklahoma State Department of Health, Dental Health Service, 1000 Northeast 10th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73117-1299, Telephone: (405) 271-5502 Fax: (405) 271-5434 Web Site: https://www.ok.gov/health/Community_&_Family_Health/Dental_Health_Service/index.html Available from the website.

Keywords: Community based services, Consumer education materials, Dental caries, Disease prevention, Fluorides, Oklahoma, Oral health, Public health, State surveys

Hanlon C, Rosenthal J. 2011. Improving care coordination and service linkages to support healthy child development: Early lessons and recommendations from a five-state consortium. Portland, ME: National Academy for State Health Policy, 39 pp.

Annotation: This report summarizes selected activities and interventions in the five states (Arkansas, Illinois, Minnesota, Oklahoma, and Oregon) that are part of the Assuring Better Child Health and Development (ABCD III) learning collaborative. Through ABCD III, the states are developing and testing models that can improve coordination of early childhood services in their states and provide models for others. The report includes a description of each state's project, discusses key early lessons, and provides early recommendations.

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: Intervention, Arkansas, Child development, Child health, Early childhood development, High risk groups, Illinois, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Service delivery systems, Services coordination, State programs, Young children

Children's Defense Fund. 2011. Data driven decisions: Separating fact from fiction in building early care and education systems. Washington, DC: Children's Defense Fund,

Annotation: This web page presents information from a 2-day institute that brought together early childhood teams from Mississippi, Oklahoma, and South Carolina to discuss ways to effectively develop their states' early childhood data systems. The web page provides information about the purpose of the meeting as well as links to the meeting agenda, presenters, and presentations.

Contact: Children's Defense Fund, 25 E Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20001, Telephone: (202) 628-8787 Secondary Telephone: (800) 233-1200 E-mail: cdfinfo@childrensdefense.org Web Site: http://www.childrensdefense.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Conference proceedings, Early childhood development, Early childhood education, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Program coordination, Public policy, South Carolina, State programs, Statistical data, Young children

Jacobi AW, Burnett K. 2011. Affordable Care Act maternal, infant and early child supplemental information request for the submission of the updated state plan for a state home visiting program. Oklahoma City, OK: Oklahoma State Department of Health, Family Support and Prevention Service, 229 pp., plus appendices.

Annotation: This report presents findings from a follow-up needs assessment in Oklahoma to identify focus communities for the Maternal Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program. Topics include identification of the state's targeted at-risk communities; program goals and objectives; selection of models and explanation of how the models meet the needs of targeted communities; and plans for implementation, meeting legislatively-mandated benchmarks, administration, and continuous quality improvement. Information about technical assistance needs and reporting requirements are also included.

Contact: Oklahoma State Department of Health, Family Support and Prevention Service, 1000 N.E. 10th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73117-1299, Telephone: (405) 271-1011 Web Site: http://www.ok.gov/health/Child_and_Family_Health/Family_Support_and_Prevention_Service Available from the website.

Keywords: Community based services, Health care reform, Home visiting, Oklahoma, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Program planning, State MCH programs, Statewide planning, Systems development

Sharp M, Villines-Hackney A, Rush D, Shelden M, Hansen L. 2010. Transition at age 3: Steps for success transition guide for Oklahoma children with disabilities, their families, SoonerStart Early Intervention Services, schools and community programs. Oklahoma City, OK: Oklahoma State Department of Education, 31 pp.

Annotation: This guide was developed to support families, the SoonerStart Early Intervention Program, schools, and community programs in meeting the federal and state requirements under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Amendments of 1997 for transition of children with developmental disabilities at age three from early intervention programs to public educational services and community services. It explains differences between the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) and the Individualized Education Program (IEP) and how agencies and families can plan together to meet the child's needs. It discusses the transition planning conference, parental rights, and types of alternative placements for children ages 3-5. A list of common abbreviations and acronyms, a glossary, and a reading list are included.

Contact: Oklahoma State Department of Education, 2500 N. Lincoln Boulevard, Oklahoma City, OK 73105-4599, Telephone: (405) 521-3308 Fax: (405) 521-6205 E-mail: connie_holland@sde.state.ok.us Web Site: http://www.sde.state.ok.us Available from the website.

Keywords: Children with developmental disabilities, Early intervention, Oklahoma, Special education, Transition

Cantrell C. 2010. Electronic enrollment of newborns into Medicaid: Insights from Oklahoma. Portland, ME: National Academy for State Health Policy, 4 pp. (State health policy briefing)

Annotation: This issue brief focuses on Oklahoma's recent implementation of an electronic enrollment system (migrated from a paper-based system) for newborns in hospitals. The brief discusses the system's development and benefits from the system, including improvements in efficiency and program analysis, immediate billing for services, facilitating establishment of medical homes, and reduced administrative costs.

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: Costs, Health care systems, Hospitals, Information systems, Medical homes, Newborn infants, Oklahoma, Online systems, State programs, Systems development

[Oklahoma] Governor's Task Force on the Elimination of Health Disparities. 2010. Final report. [Oklahoma City, OK: Oklahoma State Department of Health], Office of Minority Health, 35 pp.

Annotation: This report provides information about the Oklahoma Task Force to Eliminate Health Disparities, which was created in 2003, and its charge to assist the state department of health in investigating issues related to health disparities and access to health care among multicultural, underserved, and regional populations and to develop strategies to eliminate health disparities, focusing on cardiovascular disease, infant mortality, diabetes, cancer, and other leading causes of death. The report includes an executive summary that outlines the task force's actions, executive committee reports, and detailed recommendations.

Contact: Oklahoma State Department of Health, 1000 N.E. 10th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73117, Telephone: (405) 271-5600 Secondary Telephone: (800) 522-0203 Web Site: https://www.ok.gov/health Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Cancer, Cardiovascular diseases, Diabetes, Final reports, Health status disparities, High risk groups, Infant mortality, Low income groups, Minority groups, Oklahoma, Prevention, Underserved communities

Jacobi AW. 2010. Affordable Care Act Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program: Supplemental information request for the submission of the statewide needs assessment–Oklahoma State Department of Health. Oklahoma City, OK: Oklahoma State Department of Health, Family Support and Prevention Service, 103 pp., plus appendices.

Annotation: This report documents the results of a statewide home visiting needs assessment to identify at-risk communities to target for the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program in Oklahoma. Contents include state- and county-level data on maternal and child health indicators including rates of preterm birth, low birthweight, infant mortality, poverty, crime, high school dropouts, substance abuse, unemployment, child maltreatment, and domestic violence. Risk ratios, county ranks, and maps of risk indicators are included. Additional topics include quality and capacity of existing home visiting programs and capacity to provide substance abuse treatment and counseling.

Contact: Oklahoma State Department of Health, Family Support and Prevention Service, 1000 N.E. 10th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73117-1299, Telephone: (405) 271-1011 Web Site: http://www.ok.gov/health/Child_and_Family_Health/Family_Support_and_Prevention_Service Available from the website.

Keywords: Health care reform, Home visiting, Needs assessment, Oklahoma, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, State MCH programs, Statistical data

Wolraich M. 2009. Sooner SUCCESS: State implementation grants for integrated community systems for CSHCN. [Final report]. Oklahoma City, OK: Board of Regents University of Oklahoma, 185 pp.

Annotation: This final report for the Sooner SUCCESS (State Unified Children's Comprehensive Exemplary Service for Special Needs) program discusses the project purpose; goals and objectives; methodogy; evaluation; results, outcomes, and lessons learned; publications and products; dissemination and utilization of results; and sustainability. [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

Keywords: Final reports, Adolescents with special health care needs, Children with special health care needs, Communities, Community health services, Families, Family support services, Health care systems, Medical home, Oklahoma, Parents, School to work transition, Service coordination, Service integration, Transition to independent living, Youth in transition programs

[Oklahoma] Governor's Task Force on Children and Oral Health. 2009. Final report. Oklahoma City, OK: Oklahoma State Department of Health, Dental Health Service; and Oklahoma Dental Association, 55 pp.

Annotation: This report describes the purpose and methods used in developing a strategic plan to improve the oral health of Oklahoma children and their families. Contents include recommendations in prevention, education programs, and access to care. It discusses community water fluoridation, fluoride varnish, and dental sealant programs; state health department and public school programs; and oral health work force issues and public and private oral health services delivery. Additional information is provided about oral health professionals' response to state disasters and about children with special health care needs. Also included are a sample model community fluoridation program, a map of Oklahoma counties covered by oral health educators, and other resources for oral health care in the state.

Contact: Oklahoma State Department of Health, Dental Health Service, 1000 Northeast 10th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73117-1299, Telephone: (405) 271-5502 Fax: (405) 271-5434 Web Site: https://www.ok.gov/health/Community_&_Family_Health/Dental_Health_Service/index.html Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Children, Health services delivery, Oklahoma, Oral health, State initiatives, Strategic plans

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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.