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Children's Health Alliance of Wisconsin. n.d.. Wisconsin's roadmap to improving oral health: 2020-2025. Milwaukee, WI: Children's Health Alliance of Wisconsin, 13 pp.

Annotation: This report presents a 5-year strategic plan to improve oral health in Wisconsin. The report presents the plan's development process and explains how the plan should be used. Topics include prevalence of disease and unmet needs among children and adolescents in the state, risk and protective factors affecting oral diseases, and the state's dental workforce and capacity. Goals and potential activities for the following strategic areas are provided: infrastructure, prevention and health promotion, access, workforce.

Contact: Children's Health Alliance of Wisconsin, 620 South 76th Street, Suite 120, Milwaukee, WI 53214, Telephone: (414) 292-4000 Secondary Telephone: (414) 337-4561 Fax: (414) 231-4972 Web Site: https://www.chawisconsin.org/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Barriers, Health status, Oral health, Program improvement, State initiatives, Strategic plans, Wisconsin

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Oral Health. 2020. Oral health program plans. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Oral Health, 1 web resource.

Annotation: This chart identifies states that have an oral health plan to assist other states with their plan-development process. For each state that has a plan, the latest plan is listed and can be downloaded. Other related resources for each state are also listed and can also be downloaded (e.g., fluoridation plan, oral health coalition plan, surveillance plan).

Contact: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Oral Health, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329-4027, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 E-mail: cdcinfo@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov/OralHealth Available from the website.

Keywords: Oral health, State initiatives, Strategic plans

North Carolina Oral Health Collaborative. [2019]. 2019-2024 strategic plan: A roadmap for oral health equity & access in NC. Cary, NC: North Carolina Oral Health Collaborative, 25 pp.

Annotation: This document offers strategies for developing an effective oral health system in North Carolina and identifies three strategic priorities: advance systemic change, influence policy, and increase organizational effectiveness. For each priority, goals, sub-goals, and targeted actions are presented. A strategic planning overview and a timeline are included.

Contact: North Carolina Oral Health Collaborative, Foundation for Health Leadership & Innovation, Cary, NC Telephone: 919-589-7524 Web Site: http://www.oralhealthnc.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, North Carolina, Oral health, Public policy, State initiatives, Strategic plans

Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of Oral and Health Delivery Systems. 2019. Optimal community water fluoridation in Iowa: Strategic plan 2018-2023. Des Moines, IA: Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of Oral and Health Delivery Systems, 6 pp.

Annotation: This strategic plan outlines focus areas for the period 2010–2018 that are intended to increase the number of Iowans who have access to optimally fluoridated community water. The focus areas include partnerships, data collection and reporting, communication and policy, and infrastructure and system development. For each focus area, strategies and activities are presented. Outcome measures are also included.

Contact: Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of Oral and Health Delivery Systems, Lucas State Office Building, 321 East 12th Street, Des Moines, IA 50319-0075, Telephone: (515) 242-6383 Secondary Telephone: (866) 528-4020 Fax: (515) 242-6384 Web Site: http://www.idph.iowa.gov/ohds Available from the website.

Keywords: , Fluoride, Iowa, Oral health, State programs, Statewide planning, Strategic plans

Holtzman R, Edelstein B, Frosh M. 2016. State oral health plan comparison tool [upd. ed.]. Washington, DC: Children's Dental Health Project, 3 items.

Annotation: This database provides an overview of state oral health plans in states funded through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s State-Based Oral Disease Prevention Program as well as in other states. The online tool facilitates cross-state comparisons in 24 distinct content areas and links to the exact language from the state plan that corresponds to a given content area. Original state oral health plans can also be accessed so that changes over time in individual states can be explored.

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: Data analysis, Databases, Oral health, State programs, Statistical data, Strategic plans

Hales N, Hokenmaier SC, Lewis C, Parekh S, Tai KL, Truss M. 2016. Maryland comprehensive cancer control plan [upd.]. [Baltimore, MD]: Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Family Health Administration, 89 pp.

Annotation: This document presents a plan for reducing the burden of cancer in Maryland. Contents include goals, objectives, and strategies related to the primary prevention of cancer; high burden of cancers in Maryland; and cancer survivorship, palliative care, and hospice care. Information about the Maryland Cancer Collaborative, terms and acronyms, surveillance and data used in the plan, and special topics in cancer control is included.

Contact: Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Center for Cancer Prevention and Control, 201 West Preston Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, Telephone: (410) 767-6500 E-mail: https://health.maryland.gov/Pages/contactus.aspx Web Site: https://phpa.health.maryland.gov/cancer/Pages/home.aspx Available from the website.

Keywords: Cancer, Disease prevention, Maryland, Oral health, Palliative treatment, Prevention services, Screening, Statewide planning, Strategic plans, Therapeutics

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

McManus M, Beck D, White P. 2016. State Title V health care transition: Performance objectives and strategies–Current snapshot and suggestions. Washington, DC: Center for Health Care Transition Improvement, 6 pp. (Report; no. 1)

Annotation: This report examines state Title V action plans for fiscal year 2016 and summarizes objectives and strategies for increasing the percentage of adolescents with and without special health care needs who receive services necessary to make transitions to adult health care. It also contains suggestions for states to consider as they refine and update their transition objectives and evidence-informed strategies as part of their state action plans. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Got Transition™/Center for Health Care Transition Improvement, National Alliance to Advance Adolescent Health, 1615 M Street, N.W., Suite 290, Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 223-1500 Fax: (202) 429-3957 E-mail: info@GotTransition.org Web Site: http://gottransition.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Community action, Statewide planning, Strategic plans, Title V programs, Transition planning, Transition to independent living

Michigan Oral Health Coalition, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. 2016. Michigan state oral health plan. Lansing, MI: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Oral Health, 37 pp.

Annotation: This document is intended to guide policymakers, health professionals, community members, and other stakeholders as they work together to improve oral health across the state of Michigan through 2020. Contents include goals, objectives, and suggested strategies that can be used to ensure that by 2020 all residents will have the knowledge, support, and care they need to achieve optimal oral health. Topics include professional integration, health literacy, access to oral health care, and monitoring implementation of the state oral health plan.

Contact: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Oral Health, 201 Townsend Street, Box 30195, Lansing, MI 48913, Telephone: (517) 373-3740 Web Site: http://www.michigan.gov/mdch/0,1607,7-132-2942_4911_4912_6226---,00.html Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Community action, Goals, Health care disparities, Health disparities, Health status, Interdisciplinary approach, Michigan, Oral health, Population surveillance, Service integration, Statewide planning, Strategic plans, Work force

South Dakota Oral Health Coalition. 2015. Oral health plan for South Dakota 2015–2020. [Pierre, SD]: South Dakota Department of Health, 12 pp.

Annotation: This document provides a framework for achieving improvements in population oral health in South Dakota. Contents include an introduction and description of the development process; mission, vision, and guiding principles; and plan summary. Topics include education and awareness, prevention, access, and innovation in best practice.

Contact: South Dakota Department of Health, Oral Health Program, 600 East Capitol Avenue, Pierre, SD 57501-2536, Telephone: (605) 773-3361 Secondary Telephone: (800) 733-2301 Web Site: http://doh.sd.gov/prevention/oralhealth Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Disease prevention, Model programs, Oral health, Program improvement, Public health education, Quality assurance, South Dakota, Statewide planning, Strategic plans

Children's Safety Network. 2015. Summary of findings: 2014 CSN bullying prevention environmental scan. Waltham, MA: Children's Safety Network, 8 pp.

Annotation: This document presents results from a survey of state maternal and child health (MCH) and injury and violence prevention program directors in all 50 states and the District of Columbia about state health agency involvement in bullying prevention efforts. Topics include leadership of state bullying prevention efforts, strategies used by state public health agencies to prevent bullying, types of bullying addressed by state public health agencies, systems and populations addressed by state public health agency bullying prevention efforts, funding for bullying prevention, strategic plans for bullying prevention, measuring progress in bullying prevention, and multi-agency bullying prevention task forces and committees. Strengths, challenges, opportunities, and conclusions are also addressed. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Children's Safety Network, Education Development Center, 43 Foundry Avenue, Waltham, MA 02453-8313, Telephone: (617) 618-2918 Fax: (617) 969-9186 E-mail: csninfo@edc.org Web Site: http://www.childrenssafetynetwork.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Barriers, Bullying, Financing, Injury prevention, Leadership, Measures, Multidisciplinary teams, Prevention programs, State health agencies, State surveys, Strategic plans, Violence prevention

Minnesota Department of Health, Maternal and Child Health Section. 2015. Infant mortality reduction plan for Minnesota, part one: A partnership between the Minnesota Department of Health and the residents of Minnesota. St. Paul, MN: Minnesota Department of Health, Maternal and Child Health Section, 79 pp.

Annotation: This document for stakeholders in the private, public, academic, or non-profit sectors outlines a strategic plan to address the infant mortality problem in Minnesota, particularly persistent racial and ethnic disparities in poor birth outcomes. Contents include background and key findings on the sources of long-standing disparities in infant mortality, particularly among American Indians and African Americans, and perspectives on what changes could be made in systems, policies, and practices to improve birth outcomes. Additional contents include broad recommendations to further reduce infant mortality in the state; vision, goals, and objectives; and a call to action.

Contact: Minnesota Department of Health, Maternal and Child Health Section, P.O. Box 64882, St. Paul, MN 55164-0882, Telephone: (651) 201-3760 Fax: (651) 201-3590 Web Site: http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/cfh/program/mch/index.cfm Available from the website.

Keywords: American Indians, Barriers, Blacks, Community action, Ethnic groups, Health care disparities, Infant mortality, Minnesota, Racial discrimination, Statewide planning, Strategic plans

Chazin S, Maul A. 2015. Moving from goal to impact: A quality improvement approach to advancing children's oral health in Medicaid. Hamilton, NJ: Center for Health Care Strategies, 12 pp.

Annotation: This brief for states describes a stepwise approach to meeting goals for improving use of oral health services improvement for children enrolled in Medicaid. It describes critical elements of the strategic-planning process, drawing from state experiences. A template that Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Programs can use to create a state oral health action plan is included.

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, Children's Health Insurance Program, Health care utilization, Medicaid, Oral health, Program improvement, Program planning, Quality assurance, State programs, Strategic plans

Levi J, Segal LM, Rayburn J, Martin A, Miller AF. 2015. A healthy early childhood action plan: Policies for a lifetime of well-being. Washington, DC: Trust for America's Health, 143 pp.

Annotation: This report provides an analysis of the status of early childhood policies and outlines recommendations for a public health approach to child development. Topics include integrating health and other social support including accountable health communities for children; promoting protective, healthy communities and establishing expert and technical assistance backbone support to help spread and scale programs in every state; and increasing investments in core, effective early childhood policies and programs.

Contact: Trust for America's Health, 1730 M Street, N.W., Suite 900, Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 223-9870 Fax: (202) 223-9871 E-mail: info@tfah.org Web Site: http://healthyamericans.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Accountability, Child development, Child health, Collaboration, Community action, Financing, Health promotion, Model programs, Policy development, Program development, Program improvement, Protective factors, Public private partnerships, Service integration, Social support, State programs, Strategic plans, Young children

Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of Oral and Health Delivery Systems. 2015. Iowa oral health plan 2016–2020. Des Moines, IA: Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of Oral and Health Delivery Systems, 22 pp.

Annotation: This working document provides guidance on strategies for meeting oral health priorities in Iowa. Topics include increasing oral health literacy, expanding care coordination, improving integration of dental and medical care, improving dental team function, and improving transportation. Contents include objectives, stakeholder participation, and activities for each focus area.

Contact: Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of Oral and Health Delivery Systems, Lucas State Office Building, 321 East 12th Street, Des Moines, IA 50319-0075, Telephone: (515) 242-6383 Secondary Telephone: (866) 528-4020 Fax: (515) 242-6384 Web Site: http://www.idph.iowa.gov/ohds Available from the website.

Keywords: Community action, Coordination, Health literacy, Iowa, Oral health, Program improvement, Service integration, Statewide planning, Strategic plans, Teamwork, Transportation

Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of Oral and Health Delivery Systems. 2015. Iowa oral health environmental scan summary 2014. Des Moines, IA: Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of Oral and Health Delivery Systems, 9 pp.

Annotation: This document summarizes results from environmental scans completed by state oral health program staff and oral health stakeholders outside the program to identify opportunities for improving oral health in Iowa. Contents include questions and results in the following topic areas: community water fluoridation, coordination of oral health stakeholders, oral health data, oral health and its integration within health reform and health initiatives, and interventions or policy changes that would increase access to oral health care for underserved populations. Stakeholder comments are also included.

Contact: Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of Oral and Health Delivery Systems, Lucas State Office Building, 321 East 12th Street, Des Moines, IA 50319-0075, Telephone: (515) 242-6383 Secondary Telephone: (866) 528-4020 Fax: (515) 242-6384 Web Site: http://www.idph.iowa.gov/ohds Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Health status, Iowa, Oral health, Policy development, Program improvement, Service integration, State programs, State surveys, Statewide planning, Strategic plans

Labarthe D, Grover B, Galloway J, Gordon L, Moffatt S, Pearson T, Schoeberl M, Sidney S. 2014. The public health action plan to prevent heart disease and stroke: Ten-year update. Washington, DC: National Forum for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, 107 pp.

Annotation: This document serves as a point of reference for state heart disease and stroke prevention programs and as a framework for health professionals and policymakers on developing a health care system that equally supports prevention and treatment. The content is organized around the following four pillars: the need for action, the platform for action, a call to action, and mobilization for action. The document concludes with next steps for bringing implementation to scale.

Contact: National Forum for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, Web Site: http://nationalforum.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Barriers, Community action, Disease prevention, Heart diseases, National initiatives, State programs, Strategic plans, Strokes

[Building Bright Futures]. 2014. Vermont's early childhood action plan. [Williston, VT: Building Bright Futures], 64 pp.

McManus MA, Fox HB. 2014. Lack of comparability between CHIP and ACA qualified health plans. Washington, DC: National Alliance to Advance Adolescent Health , 34 pp. (Fact sheet; no. 11)

Annotation: This fact sheet compares benefits and cost-sharing requirements in separate non-Medicaid Children's Health Insurance Programs (CHIPs) and child-only qualified health plans available to families with low and moderate incomes in five geographically representative states -- Colorado, Georgia, Oregon, Texas, and West Virginia -- that enroll all or almost all of CHIP-eligible children in separate programs. Contents include a brief summary of each state's current CHIP eligibility levels for its separate CHIP programs, type of CHIP benefit package, and type of health insurance exchanges. Additional topics include coverage for 28 mandatory and optional service categories defined under the CHIP statute.

Contact: National Alliance to Advance Adolescent Health, 1615 M Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 223-1500 Fax: (202) 429-3557 E-mail: info@thenationalalliance.org Web Site: http://www.thenationalalliance.org/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Children, Children's Health Insurance Program, Colorado, Comparative analysis, Cost sharing, Eligibility, Georgia, Health care reform, Individualized health plans, Low income groups, Medicaid, Oregon, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, State programs, Texas, West Virginia

Kearney B. 2014. Strategic plan for oral health in Oregon: 2014–2020. Wilsonville, OR: Oregon Oral Health Coalition; Portland, OR: Oregon Health Authority and Oral Health Funders Collaborative, 38 pp.

Annotation: This document outlines a plan for implementing cost-effective strategies to improve oral health while reducing disparities in access and quality in Oregon. The plan includes three priority areas: infrastructure, prevention and systems of care, and work force capacity. Contents include information about the burden of oral disease; the need for a strategic plan; and objectives, strategies, and outcome measures for each priority area.

Contact: Oregon Oral Health Coalition, P.O. Box 3132, Wilsonville, OR 97070, Telephone: (971) 224-3018 Fax: (971) 224-1323 Web Site: http://www.orohc.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Barriers, Disease prevention, Health care systems, Oral health, Oregon, Public health infrastructure, Quality assurance, Statewide planning, Strategic plans, 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.