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Washington State Department of Health. n.d.. [Washington] Statement of Work: Interlocal Agreement [Exhibit A, B7, C, E, and F7]. , 33 pp.

Annotation: This Interlocal Agreement is between (1) the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) - Medical Assistance Administration (MAA) [T19] and (2) the Department of Health (DOH) [T5]. It is in 5 Exhibits: Exhibit A (Statement of Work); Exhibit B7 (Agency Responsibilities); Exhibit C (Administrative Match Reimbursable Activities: Outreach and Linkage); Exhibit E (Compensation and Administration); Exhibit F7 (DOH/DSHS-MAA Accounting Procedures). It documents the state of Washington'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 objectives of this agreement are (1) to provide DOH reimbursement for a portion of the expenses incurred when performing Medicaid-related administrative activities as described in the Exhibits, (2) to document responsibilities for implementation of the shared DOH and MAA programs and activities and to assure documented accounting procedures are adhered to and maintained, and (3) to document the delegation of certain administrative duties from the T19 Single State Agency to the DOH and to designate responsibilities of DOH and DSHS in their jointly operated programs and activities.

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 Document Number: WA.1.1.

Keywords: Cooperative agreements, Interagency cooperation, Medicaid, State MCH programs, State agencies, Washington

Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing. n.d.. [Colorado] Interagency Agreement. , 18 pp.

Annotation: This Interagency Agreement is between (1) the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing [T19] and (2) the Colorado Department of Public Health and the Environment (CDPHE) [T5]. It documents the state of Colorado'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 Interagency Agreement includes an amendment dated 12/29/2014 that lists additional definitions, a list of public health programs covered by the agreement, programs included in Colorado's health systems and health care services, and health facilities emergency medical services information.

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 Document Number: CO.1.2 .

Keywords: Colorado, Cooperative agreements, Interagency cooperation, Medicaid, State MCH programs, State agencies

Maryland State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. n.d.. Cooperative Agreement between Maryland State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (Title XIX) Medicaid Agency, (Title V) Maternal and Child Health Agency, and the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). , 14 pp.

Annotation: This Cooperative Agreement is between (1) the Maryland State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene [T19] Medicaid Agency, (2) the Maternal and Child Health Agency, Family Health Administration (FHA) [T5], and (3) Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). It documents the state of Maryland'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 establish roles and responsibilities between the parties for the purpose of providing coordination of services to promote prompt access to high quality prenatal, intrapartum, postpartum, postnatal, and child health services for women and children eligible for benefits under Title V and XIX of the Social Security Act, and section 17 of the Child Nutrition Act of 1996, as amended.

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 Document Number: MD.1.1.

Keywords: Cooperative agreements, Interagency cooperation, Maryland, Medicaid, State MCH programs, State agencies

South Dakota Department of Social Services. n.d.. Joint Powers Agreement between South Dakota Department of Social Services, Office of Medical Services and South Dakota Department of Health, Division of Health and Medical Services. , 3 pp.

Annotation: This Joint Powers Agreement is between (1) the South Dakota Department of Social Services (DSS), Office of Medical Services [T19] and (2) the South Dakota Department of Health (DOH), Division of Health and Medical Services [T5]. It documents the state of South Dakota'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 promote high-quality health care and services for Medical Assistance program recipients. NOTE: This document has been superseded by http://www.ncemch.org/iaa/states/SD_1_1_2014.pdf

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 Document Number: SD.1.1.2008.

Keywords: Cooperative agreements, Interagency cooperation, Medicaid, South Dakota, State MCH programs, State agencies

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

Georgia Department of Community Health. n.d.. Interagency Master Agreement between the Georgia Department of Community Health and the Georgia Department of Human Resources for Services in Support of the Medicaid Program for the State of Georgia. , 34 pp.

Annotation: This Interagency Master Agreement is between (1) the Georgia Department of Human Resources (DHR) and (2) the Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH). It documents the state of Georgia'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.

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 Document Number: GA.1.1.

Keywords: Cooperative agreements, Georgia, Interagency cooperation, Medicaid, State MCH programs, State agencies

Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services. n.d.. Interagency Agreement Between Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services and Virginia Department of Health. , 55 pp.

Annotation: This Interagency Agreement is between (1) the Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) [T19] and (2) the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) [T5]. It documents the state of Virginia'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. This Agreement consolidated DMAS-VDH agreements into one document. The agreements are organized into three discrete sections as follows: (1) Long-term Care Agreements, (2) Business Associate Agreement and Data Projects, and (3) Maternal and Child Health Collaborative.

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 Document Number: VA.1.1.

Keywords: Cooperative agreements, Interagency cooperation, Medicaid, State MCH programs, State agencies, Virginia

Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing. n.d.. [Colorado] HIPAA Business Associate Interagency Memorandum of Understanding. , 9 pp.

Annotation: This Memo of Understanding (MOU) describes an Interagency Agreement effective in 2004 between the Colorado Departments of Health Care Policy and Financing and of Public Health and the Environment regarding the sharing of protected health information as per HIPAA Privacy Rules. Provisions of the agreement include obligations of the parties regarding permitted uses and disclosures; safeguards; reporting; access to protected information; amendments; accounting rights; minimum necessary access; data ownership; retention of protected information; audits, inspection, and enforcement; and safeguards. Additional provisions include termination clauses, no waiver of immunity, defense, disclaimer, certification, amendment, assistance in litigation or administration proceedings, no third party beneficiaries, interpretation, survival of certain terms, representatives and notice, and availability of funds. The attachment sets forth additional terms in uses, disclosures, subcontractors, receipts, and restrictions on use of data.

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 Document Number: CO.2.2.

Keywords: Colorado, Cooperative agreements, Interagency cooperation, Medicaid, State MCH programs, State agencies

State of Connecticut Department of Public Health. n.d.. [State of Connecticut:] Memorandum of Understanding between Department of Public Health and (Name of Managed Care Organization). , 4 pp.

Annotation: This Memorandum of Understanding is between (1) the State of Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) and (2) the CYSHCN Regional Medical Home Support Centers (CT has contracted with 5 Managed Care Organizations). It documents the state of Connecticut'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 recognize shared goals and to establish methods of coordination and cooperation to ensure that children and youth served by the Regional Medical Home Support Centers who are enrolled in Connecticut's HUSKY, Part A managed care program receive timely and comprehensive health care services under the EPSDT program.

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 Document Number: CT.2.2.

Keywords: Connecticut, Cooperative agreements, Interagency cooperation, Medicaid, State MCH programs, State agencies

National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health. n.d.. Title V information system glossary. Germantown, MD: HRSA Call Center, 6 pp.

Annotation: This glossary explains terms used in the Title V Information System, an online service that electronically captures and makes available applications and reports submitted by U.S. states, territories, and jurisdictions on state programs funded under Title V of the Social Security Act.

Contact: Title V Information System, HRSA Call Center, 12530 Parklawn Drive, Suite 350, Germantown, MD 20850, Telephone: (877) 464-4772 Fax: (301) 998-7377 E-mail: CallCenter@HRSA.GOV Web Site: https://mchdata.hrsa.gov/TVISReports/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Child health, Dictionaries, Federal MCH programs, Maternal health, State MCH programs, Title V programs

Family Voices. n.d.. First steps for family leaders: Forming collaborative relationships with your state Title V Program. Albuquerque, AZ: Family Voices, 2 pp.

Annotation: This fact sheet provides information on how family leaders can form collaborative relationships with their state Title V programs. The fact sheet lists 10 steps that family leaders can take to develop or renew such partnerships. Resources for more information are also provided.

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

Keywords: Collaboration, Families, Relationships, State MCH programs, Title V Programs

Texas Department of State Health Services. (2018). Healthy Texas Smiles teaser. Austin, TX: Texas Department of State Health Services, 1 video (1.27 min.).

Annotation: This video provides information about the Healthy Texas Smiles for Moms and Babies project. The project trains home visitors on how to help pregnant women understand the importance of taking care of their oral health. The project also trains home visitors on how to teach mothers to take care of their infant’s mouth after birth. The video shows home visitors in various settings interacting with pregnant women and their families and providing them with oral health education in their homes. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Texas Department of State Health Services, 1100 West 49th Street, Austin, TX 78756, Telephone: (512) 458-7111 Secondary Telephone: (512) 458-7708 Fax: (512) 458-7750 Web Site: http://www.dshs.state.tx.us

Keywords: Home visits, Infant health, MCH training, Oral health, Pregnant women, State programs, Texas, Videotapes

Florida Department of Health. 2018. MCH block grant. Tallahassee, FL: Florida Department of Health,

Annotation: This web page gives links to the latest MCH block grant and state snapshot. It also links to these 2015 MCH needs assessment topic briefs: Adequate Health Insurance Coverage [pdf; 365kb] Adolescent Well-Visit [pdf; 211kb] Black-White Disparities in Infant Mortality [pdf; 247kb] Black-White Disparities in Maternal Mortality [pdf; 473kb] Breastfeeding [pdf; 233kb] Bullying [pdf; 307kb] Developmental Screening [pdf; 607kb] Household Secondhand Smoke [pdf; 473kb] Injury Prevention [pdf; 418kb] Oral Health [pdf; 406kb] Perinatal Regionalization [pdf;466kb] Physical Activity [pdf; 217kb] Safe Sleep Behaviors [pdf; 241kb] Substance Exposed Newborns [pdf; 491kb] Well-Woman Care [pdf; 523kb]

Contact: Florida Department of Health, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Tallahassee, FL 32399, Telephone: (850) 245-4147 Fax: (850) 487-4574 Web Site: http://www.doh.state.fl.us

Keywords: Child health, Florida, MCH programs, Maternal health, State programs, Title V programs

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Women's and Children's Health Policy Center. 2018. Strengthen the evidence base for maternal and child health programs: NPM 4: Breastfeeding [NPM 4 brief]. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Women's and Children's Health Policy Center, 4 pp.

Annotation: This brief identifies evidence-informed strategies for state Title V programs to consider to increase the percent of infants who are ever breastfed and the percent of infants brastfed exclusively through 6 months of age. Contents include information about the evidence continuum and the approach to the review, including examples of each type of intervention and its evidence rating; key findings; and implications. The full review is also available. [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 Fax: (410) 502-5831 Web Site: http://www.jhsph.edu/wchpc

Keywords: Block grants, Breastfeeding, Evidence-based practice, Infants, Literature reviews, Measures, Model programs, Policy development, Program planning, Resources for professionals, State MCH programs, Title V programs

Garcia S, Payne E, Strobino D, Minkovitz C, Gross S. 2018. Strengthen the evidence for maternal and child health programs: National performance measure 4 breastfeeding evidence review. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Women's and Children's Health Policy Center, 69 pp.

Annotation: This document identifies evidence-informed strategies that state Title V programs might consider implementing to increase the percent of infants ever breastfed and the percent of infants breastfed exclusively through 6 months. Contents include an introduction and background; review methods and results, including search results, characteristics of studies reviewed, intervention components, summary of study results, and evidence rating and evidence continuum; and implications of the review. [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 Fax: (410) 502-5831 Web Site: http://www.jhsph.edu/wchpc

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

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Women's and Children's Health Policy Center. 2018. Strengthen the evidence base for maternal and child health programs: NPM 6: Developmental screening [NPM 6 brief]. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Women's and Children's Health Policy Center, 4 pp.

Annotation: This brief identifies evidence-informed strategies for state Title V programs to consider to increase the percent of children ages 9-71 months receiving a developmental screening using a parent-completed screening tool.. Contents include information about the evidence continuum and the approach to the review, including examples of each type of intervention and its evidence rating; key findings; and implications. The full review is also available. [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 Fax: (410) 502-5831 Web Site: http://www.jhsph.edu/wchpc

Keywords: Block grants, Developmental screening, Evidence-based practice, Literature reviews, Measures, Model programs, Policy development, Program planning, Resources for professionals, State MCH programs, Title V programs, Young children

Garcia S, Brown E, Strobino D, Minkovitz C. 2018. Strengthen the evidence for maternal and child health programs: National performance measure 6 developmental screening evidence review. , 48 pp.

Annotation: This document identifies evidence-informed strategies that state Title V programs might consider implementing to increase the percent of children, ages 9 through 71 months, receiving a developmental screening using a parent-completed screening tool. Contents include an introduction and background; review methods and results, including search results, characteristics of studies reviewed, intervention components, summary of study results, and evidence rating and evidence continuum; and implications of the review. [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 Fax: (410) 502-5831 Web Site: http://www.jhsph.edu/wchpc

Keywords: Block grants, Developmental screening, Evidence-based practice, Literature reviews, Measures, Model programs, Policy development, Program planning, Resources for professionals, State MCH programs, Title V programs, Young children

Strengthen the Evidence for MCH Programs. 2018. ESM review & resources: Evidence-based or informed strategy measures--National survey. Washington, DC: Strengthen the Evidence for MCH Programs, 24 pp.

Annotation: This resource provides a brief introduction to results-based accountability as a way to effectively measure Evidence-based or informed Strategy Measures (ESMs) as part of the 2017/2019 MCH Block Grant submission. It has been designed to start a process of quality improvement in advancing ESMs, both across the nation and in each Title V agency. It also describes sources for technical assistance. Similar reports are available for each individual state and territorial jurisdiction of the U.S.

Contact: Strengthen the Evidence for MCH Programs, National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, 3300 Whitehaven St., N.W., Suite 1200A, Washington, DC 20007, Web Site: https://www.mchevidence.org/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Evidence based health care, Model programs, State CSHCN programs, State MCH programs, Technical assistance, Title V programs

U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration and U.S. Administration on Children and Families. 2017. The Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program: Partnering with parents to help children succeed. Rockville, MD: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, 6 pp.

Annotation: This document describes the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (Home Visiting Program) to support voluntary, evidence-based home visiting services for at-risk pregnant women and parents with young children up to kindergarten entry. Topics include efforts to expand services to more families and communities, program participants, notable achievements, the Tribal Home Visiting Program, and research and evaluation. State fact sheets are also available. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

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 from the website.

Keywords: Families, Health services delivery, Home visiting, Infants, Parents, Pregnant women, Preventive health services, Program descriptions, School readiness, State MCH programs, Young children

Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs. 2017. Pathways to family leadership within AMCHP. Washington, DC: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, 5 pp.

Annotation: This document defines the term "family leader" and describes the roles for family leaders in the Association for Maternal and Child Health Programs' activities. Topics include title, eligibility criteria, selection process, timeline, and duties.

Contact: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, 1825 K Street, N.W., Suite 250, Washington, DC 20006-1202, Telephone: (202) 775-0436 Contact Phone: (202) 775-1472 Fax: (202) 478-5120 E-mail: info@amchp.org Contact E-mail: mjarvix@amchp.org Web Site: http://www.amchp.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Collaboration, Community participation, Consultants, Employment, Families, Leadership, Mentors, Parent participation, Parent professional relations, Public private partnerships, Recruitment, Special health care services, State MCH programs, Teaching, Technical assistance, Title V programs, Training, Volunteers, 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.