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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 Organization of State Offices of Rural Health. n.d.. State offices of rural health. [Sterling Heights, MI]: National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health, 1 p.

Annotation: This fact sheet explains what a state office of rural health (SORH) is, goals of a SORH, and why SORHs are important. Topics include how SORHs support and build local capacity and draw attention to the challenges and successes in rural health care and how they support coordination and information sharing on rural health issues within state health agencies.

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: Access to health care, Health services delivery, Information dissemination, Public health infrastructure, Role, Rural health, Rural population, Service coordination, State health agencies, State programs, Technical assistance

Children's Dental Health Project. 2019. Medicaid dental guidance to states: An opportunity to aim for equity. Washington, DC: Children's Dental Health Project, 14 pp.

Annotation: This report is intended to assist advocates in capitalizing on information in a 2018 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services information bulletin that explains how state agencies administering Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program can better address children’s oral health needs. The report explains why the bulletin is important and discusses opportunities to improve oral health care for children. Strategies for implementing change are discussed, and a checklist for advocates is provided.

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: Advocacy, Access to health care, Low income groups, Medicaid, Oral health, Public policy, State Children's Health Insurance Program, State agencies

Aspen Education & Society Program and Council of Chief State School Officers. 2017. Leading for equity: Opportunities for state education chiefs. Washington, DC: Council of Chief State School Officers, 32 pp.

Annotation: This guide defines educational equity and describes actions state education chiefs can take to create a more equitable education system in their state. Topics include setting and communicating an equity vision and measurable targets; focusing on the state education agency; creating accountability for equity; engaging local education agencies and providing tailored differentiated support; allocating resources to achieve fiscal equity; investing in the youngest learners; monitoring equitable implementation of standards and assessments; focusing on teachers and leaders; focusing on conditions of learning (school culture, climate, and social-emotional development); and ensuring families have access to high-quality educational options that align to community needs.

Contact: Council of Chief State School Officers, One Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20001-1431, Telephone: (202) 336-7000 Fax: (202) 408-8072 E-mail: info@ccsso.org Web Site: http://www.ccsso.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Accountability, Assessments, Communication, Educational change, Equal opportunities, Family centered services, Leadership, Learning, Measures, Policy development, Program development, Public education, Resource allocation, Schools, Standards, State education agencies, Students, Teachers, Teaching

Sealant Work Group. 2017. Report of the Sealant Work Group: Recommendations & products. Washington, DC: Children's Dental Health Project, 19 pp.

Annotation: This report provides work group recommendations for states to strengthen the ability of school- based dental sealant programs to reach more children, especially those at highest risk for den- tal caries. Contents include recommendations in the following priority areas: promoting evidence- based and promising practices; communicating with families, the community, and school staff; collecting, analyzing, and reporting data; addressing Medicaid and reporting data; and addressing Medicaid and regulatory hurdles. A summary of the recommendations, an infographic, a questions-and-answers document, and a communications plan worksheet are also available.

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, Access to health care, Case management, Certification, Children, Communication, Data analysis, Data collection, Dental care, Dental caries, Dental sealants, Disease prevention, Licensing, Low income groups, Medicaid, Oral health, Policy development, Prevention programs, Preventive health services, Program development, Program planning, Public health infrastructure, Regulations, Resources for professionals, School health programs, School health services, Schools, Standards, State health agencies, State programs, Vulnerability, Work force

Wirth B, Van Landeghem K. 2017. Strengthening the Title V-Medicaid partnership: Strategies to support the development of robust interagency agreements between Title V and Medicaid. National Academy for State Health Policy, 19 pp.

Annotation: This document outlines several strategies for Title V programs to consider when approaching the review of their interagency agreements with their state Medicaid programs. Funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), this technical assistance document offers guidance on how Title V programs may strengthen the collaboration and coordination across these two state entities and create robust interagency agreements.

Keywords: Collaboration, Cooperative agreements, Interagency cooperation, Medicaid, Partnerships, Social Security Act, Title V, State MCH programs, State agencies

MaineHealth. 2017. Oral health during pregnancy. Portland, ME: Before the First Tooth, 1 p.

Annotation: This infographic summarizes results of a survey focusing on oral health during pregnancy administered to oral health professionals (dentists, dental hygienists, and dental assistants) in Maine in 2016. It provides information about the percentage of respondents who agreed that women should receive preventive oral health care and that it is safe to take X-rays during pregnancy. The infographic also provides information on the percentage of respondents who use the prenatal visit to provide anticipatory guidance about oral health care to pregnant women and respondents who believe there are restrictions on providing oral health treatment to pregnant women. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: From the First Tooth / Before the First Tooth, c/o MaineHealth, 110 Free Street, Portland, ME 04101, Telephone: (207) 662-6296 E-mail: info@fromthefirsttooth.org Web Site: http://www.fromthefirsttooth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Dental care, Maine, Oral health care, Pregnant women, State health agencies, Statistical data, Surveys

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health. 2016-. Resource guide. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health, irregular.

Annotation: The Resource Guide to Health Disparities Resources is an easy-to-use guide published by the Office of Minority Health. This guide lists phone numbers and addresses to OMH regional coordinators, Public Health Service minority liaisons, Federal information centers and clearinghouses, and national organizations, categorized by target population. There is also a section on minority colleges.

Contact: U.S. Office of Minority Health Resource Center, P.O. Box 37337, Washington, DC 20013-7337, Telephone: (800) 444-6472 Secondary Telephone: (301) 251-1432 Fax: (301) 251-2160 E-mail: info@minorityhealth.hhs.gov Web Site: http://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/omh/browse.aspx?lvl=1&lvlid=3 Available from the website.

Keywords: American Indians, Asian Americans, Asian language materials, Blacks, Directories, Federal agencies, Health services, Hispanic Americans, Minority health, Organizations, Pacific Islanders, Public health services, Resource centers, Resource materials, Spanish language materials, State agencies

New Mexico Department of Health. 2016. FY_: Strategic plan. Santa Fe, NM: New Mexico Department of Health, annual.

Annotation: This document outlines a strategic plan to improve population health outcomes of New Mexico residents through an engaged, empowered, and high-performing health work force and simple and effective processes that support health status improvement. Topics include mission and vision; guiding principles; strategic planning process and membership; external trends, events, and other factors affecting the work; strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and challenges; results, priorities, and indicators; and results-based accountability and strategy execution. Strategies and actions include promoting access to person- and community-centered health and wellness by aligning and integrating public health, behavioral health, oral health, and primary care.

Contact: New Mexico Department of Health, 1190 South Saint Francis Drive, Santa Fe, NM 87505, Telephone: (505) 827-2613 Fax: (505) 827-2530 E-mail: doh-webmaster@state.nm.us Web Site: https://nmhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Accountability, Fiscal management, Health care systems, Health promotion, Health status, New Mexico, Outcome and process assessment, Program improvement, Public health agencies, Quality assurance, State programs, Strategic plans, Work force, Work force

Oregon Health Authority. 2016. E-cigarette primer. [Salem, OR]: Oregon Health Authority, 3 pp.

Annotation: This document describes electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), the potential health risks associated with the use of e-cigarettes by adolescents and adults, the lack of evidence for and marketing of e-cigarettes as smoking cessation tools, and related policy initiatives in Oregon.

Contact: Oregon Health Authority, 500 Summer Street, N.E., E-20, Salem, OR 97301-1097, Telephone: (503) 947-2340 Secondary Telephone: (877) 398-9238 Fax: (503) 947-2341 E-mail: OHPBinfo@state.or.us Web Site: http://www.oregon.gov/oha Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Adults, Consumer protection, Environmental exposure, Local initiatives, Marketing, Nicotine, Oregon, Poisoning, Policy development, Product safety, Smoking, State agencies, State initiatives

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials. 2016. State health assessment guidance and resources. Arlington, VA: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, 132 pp.

Annotation: This document for state health departments provides guidance on developing a state health assessment. Contents include four modules on identifying and engaging system stakeholders; collecting and analyzing health status data; collecting and analyzing stakeholder and community input data; and summarizing, presenting, and communicating findings. Each module provides information about relevant Public Health Accreditation Board standards, measures, and guidance; ideas for structuring the process and conducting assessment activities; specific examples and lessons learned from states; sample tools and links to additional resources; and a summary of key products, deliverables, or processes resulting from the module activities.

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: Assessment, Communication, Data analysis, Data collection, Health status, State health agencies, Statewide planning, Systems development

U.S. Government Accountability Office. 2016. Nonemergency medical transportation. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Accountability Office, 30 pp.

Annotation: This report examines non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) in Medicare and Medicaid. Topics include key features of NEMT services and how these services are delivered, federal oversight, and challenges in providing NEMT and steps that state Medicaid agencies have taken to address them. Recommendations are included.

Contact: U.S. Government Accountability Office, 441 G Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20548, Telephone: (202) 512-3000 Secondary Telephone: E-mail: contact@gao.gov Web Site: http://www.gao.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Barriers, Contract services, Coordination, Costs, Medicaid, Model programs, Policy development, State agencies, Transportation of patients

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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.