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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, 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

Virginia Department of Health, Dental Health Program. 2019. Oral health during pregnancy: Practice guidance for Virginia's prenatal and dental providers. Richmond, VA: Virginia Department of Health, Dental Health Program, 20 pp.

Annotation: These practice guidelines for oral health professionals and prenatal care professionals in Virginia provide information about the oral health of pregnant women and their infants in the state, state statistics on oral health care utilization during pregnancy, practice guidance, a visual guide of oral conditions that can occur during pregnancy, a pharmacological considerations chart, a sample dental referral form, and educational resources to share with pregnant women. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Virginia Department of Health, Dental Health Program, 109 Governor Street, Ninth Floor, Richmond, VA 23219, Telephone: (804) 864-7775 Fax: (804) 864-7783 Web Site: http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/oral-health Available from the website.

Keywords: Guidelines, Infant health, Oral health, Pregnant women, State programs, Statistical data, Virginia

Virginia Department of Health. 2019. Virginia Perinatal and Infant Oral Health Quality Improvement Project [FY 2019 progress report]. Richmond, VA: Virginia Department of Health, 30 pp.

Annotation: This progress report provides a summary of the project activities and accomplishments of the Virginia Perinatal and Infant Oral Health Quality Improvement project during the 1-year project period ending in 2019. Project goals and objectives are discussed, along with progress during the project period, significant changes that took place during the period, and project evaluation.

Contact: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Telephone: (202) 784-9771 E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchoralhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Infant health, Oral health, Pregnant women, Virginia, State programs

West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources. 2019. West Virginia Perinatal and Infant Oral Health Quality Improvement Project [FY 2016 progress report]. Charleston, WV: West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, 53 pp.

Annotation: This progress report provides a summary of the project activities and accomplishments of the West Virginia Perinatal and Infant Oral Health Quality Improvement project during the 1-year project period ending in 2015. The report includes information about the Marshall University community and school oral health team’s contribution to West Virginia’s perinatal population oral health survey during the period 2014–2015. It discusses methodology and provides an evaluation and preliminary findings of the 2014 survey. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Telephone: (202) 784-9771 E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchoralhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Infant health, Oral health, Pregnant women, State programs, Statistical data, Surveys, West Virginia

Virginia Health Catalyst. 2018. Oral disease prevention in primary care: Services and reimbursement for children 0-3. Glen Allen, VA: Virginia Health Catalyst, 1 p.

Annotation: This fact sheet for health professionals provides information about billing Medicaid for applying fluoride varnish to the teeth of infants and children from birth through age 3 in Virginia. Information includes which types of health professionals can bill for this service, what Medicaid covers, and to whom to apply for reimbursement.

Contact: Virginia Health Catalyst, 4200 Innslake Drive, Suite 103, Glen Allen, VA 23060, Telephone: (804) 269-8720 E-mail: info@vahealthcatalyst.org Web Site: https://vahealthcatalyst.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Fluoride, Health education, Infant health, Medicaid, Oral health, Preventive health services, Reimbursement, State programs, Virginia, Young children

Virginia Department of Health, Division of Dental Health. 2017. Bright Smiles for Babies: Virginia Oral Health Partnership for Children. Richmond, VA: Virginia Department of Health, Division of Dental Health, 1 v.

Annotation: This manual contains information and resources to promote oral health in pregnant women and infants and children from birth to age 3 by providing oral health screenings and risk assessment, education, fluoride varnish applications, and referrals. Contents include an oral health protocol; resources about assessment and fluoride varnish; anticipatory guidance; parent handouts in English and in Spanish; and information about oral health in pregnant women and children, including children with special health care needs. Information about Medicaid reimbursement, resources for supplies, professional policies and guidelines, and forms is also included.

Contact: Virginia Department of Health, Dental Health Program, 109 Governor Street, Ninth Floor, Richmond, VA 23219, Telephone: (804) 864-7775 Fax: (804) 864-7783 Web Site: http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/oral-health Available from the website.

Keywords: Disease prevention, Fluorides, Health promotion, Infants, Oral health, Pregnancy, Pregnant women, Prevention programs, Resources for professionals, Risk assessment, Screening, Service integration, Special health care needs, State programs, Training materials, Virginia, Young children

Clevenger AA. 2017. Overdose poisoning deaths to children in Virginia, 2009-2013. Richmond, VA: Virginia Department of Health, Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, 57 pp.

Annotation: This report presents findings, conclusions, and recommendations from case reviews of overdose poison deaths among infants, children, and adolescents up to age 17 in Virginia for the five year period between 2009 and 2013. Topics include how overdose is impacting infants and children and their families in Virginia, which children are at risk, where are they at risk, how are they at risk, and what can be done to further promote health and safety in their lives. [Funded in part by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Virginia Department of Health, Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, 400 East Jackson Street, Richmond, VA 23219, Telephone: (804) 786-3174 Fax: (804) 371-8595 E-mail: OCME_CENT@vdh.virginia.gov Web Site: http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/medical-examiner Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Case studies, Child death review, Child safety, Children, Health promotion, High risk groups, Household safety, Infants, Injury prevention, Opiates, Poisoning, Prescription drugs, Virginia

Virginia Department of Health, Division of Dental Health. 2016. [Public health dental clinics] manual of operations. Richmond, VA: Virginia Department of Health, Division of Dental Health, multiple items.

Annotation: This reference manual provides information about operating a dental public health program in Virginia. Topics include patient care, community program operations, dental sealant program operations, professional development, and resources. Contents include agreements, guidelines, plans, procedures, protocols, standards, surveys, trainings, and videos. Some resources are available in English and Spanish.

Contact: Virginia Department of Health, Dental Health Program, 109 Governor Street, Ninth Floor, Richmond, VA 23219, Telephone: (804) 864-7775 Fax: (804) 864-7783 Web Site: http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/oral-health Available from the website.

Keywords: Administrative policy, Dental clinics, Manuals, Oral health, Program descriptions, Protocols, Public health dentistry, Resources for professionals, Spanish language materials, Virginia

Virginia Oral Health Coalition. 2016. Virginia oral health report card: Companion Narrative 2016. Glen Allen, VA: Virginia Oral Health Coalition, multiple items.

Annotation: This narrative, is designed to accompany the Virginia Oral Health Report Card, in which oral health indicators are use to track progress over time and determine a grading scale to score the state’s performance on oral relative to the nation as a whole. The narrative highlights successes, inequities, and opportunities for improvement in key areas known to impact oral health and overall health. The narrative provides background about the report card and how it was developed. Indicators related to prevention, coverage, collaboration, and oral health status of children and adults in the state are presented, along with a summary of results.

Contact: Virginia Health Catalyst, 4200 Innslake Drive, Suite 103, Glen Allen, VA 23060, Telephone: (804) 269-8720 E-mail: info@vahealthcatalyst.org Web Site: https://vahealthcatalyst.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Dental care, Dental sealants, Fluorides, Health insurance, Medicaid, Oral health, Preventive health services, State programs, Statistical data, Virginia

West Virginia Department of Education, Office of Early Learning. [2015]. West Virginia school readiness profile 2014. [Charleston, WV]: West Virginia Department of Education, 134 pp.

Annotation: This report details the types of programmatic and child outcome data available to county collaborative early childhood teams to assist them in establishing school-readiness goals. Contents include kindergarten-entry health data, including oral health data. Potential uses for the data are discussed.

Contact: West Virginia Department of Education, Office of Early Learning, Building 6, Room 603, 1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East, Charleston, WV 25305-0330, Telephone: (304) 558-9994 Fax: (304) 558-1834 Web Site: http://wvde.state.wv.us/oel Available from the website.

Keywords: State initiatives, Child health, Collaboration, Data, Early childhood education, Oral health, School readiness, West Virginia, Young children

Virginia Home Visiting Consortium. 2015. Home visiting helps Virginia's investments work better. Harrisonburg, VA: Virginia Home Visiting Consortium, 6 pp.

Annotation: This document provides information about the costs and benefits of high quality home visiting programs for families with children from birth to age 5 in Virginia. Topics include the impact of home visiting on student performance, family health, and community economic well-being.

Contact: Virginia Home Visiting Consortium, James Madison University, The Institute for Innovation in Health and Human Services, Harrisonburg, VA , Telephone: (540) 568-5251 Fax: (540) 568-6409 E-mail: homevisitingconsortium.jmu.edu Web Site: http://www.homevisitingva.com Available from the website.

Keywords: Cost effectiveness, Early childhood development, Family health, Financing, Home visiting, Prenatal care, Preventive health services, Quality assurance, School readiness, State MCH programs, Virginia, Young children

Virginia Oral Health Coalition. 2015. Virginia oral health plan. Glen Allen, VA: Virginia Oral Health Coalition, 11 pp.

Annotation: This document outlines the goals, objectives, and strategies for improving oral health in Virginia. Topics include public awareness, prevention/early diagnosis and treatment, medical and dental collaboration; insurance and reimbursement; and work force.

Contact: Virginia Health Catalyst, 4200 Innslake Drive, Suite 103, Glen Allen, VA 23060, Telephone: (804) 269-8720 E-mail: info@vahealthcatalyst.org Web Site: https://vahealthcatalyst.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Collaboration, Financing, Health literacy, Oral health, Preventive health services, Statewide planning, Virginia, Work force

West Virginia Department of Education, Office of Special Programs. 2015. Building community and school partnerships for student success: A resource guide for West Virginia. [Charleston, WV]: West Virginia Department of Education, Office of Special Programs, 19 pp.

Annotation: This document provides an overview of community schools including a definition of community schools and why they are important, what is needed to facilitate community school development, and a framework for the community school concept and related resources. Contents include information about the cost benefits and advantages of community schools, models of community schools, data and needs, outcomes, evaluation, the community school advisory committee and coordinator, determining sponsorship for school and community collaboration, memorandum of agreement, negotiating services, quality, and tips for success.

Contact: West Virginia Department of Education, Office of Special Education, Building 7, Room 717, 1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East, Charleston, WV 25305-0330, Telephone: (304) 558-2696 Secondary Telephone: (800) 642-8541 Fax: (304) 558-3741 Web Site: https://wvde.state.wv.us/osp Available from the website.

Keywords: Collaboration, Community based services, Model programs, Planning, Public private partnerships, Schools, West Virginia

Reusch C, Holland SB. 2014. Helping consumers choose dental coverage in the Virginia marketplace (upd.). Glen Allen, VA: Virginia Oral Health Coalition; Washington, DC: Children's Dental Health Project, 1 video (41 min., 38 sec.)

Annotation: This video provides guidance for navigators, assisters, and others helping individuals to enroll in the health insurance marketplace (exchange) in Virginia. Contents include information about dental benefits offered within Virginia's exchange and why dental benefits matter. A companion fact sheet is also available.

Contact: Virginia Health Catalyst, 4200 Innslake Drive, Suite 103, Glen Allen, VA 23060, Telephone: (804) 269-8720 E-mail: info@vahealthcatalyst.org Web Site: https://vahealthcatalyst.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Adults, Children, Dental insurance, Infants, Multimedia, Oral health, State programs, Virginia

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

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

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

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

Virginia Commonwealth University, Center on Society and Health. 2014. Why education matters to health: Exploring the causes. Richmond, VA: Virginia Commonwealth University, Center on Society and Health, 9 pp. (Issue brief)

Annotation: This issue brief provides an overview of what research shows about the links between education and health alongside the perspectives of residents of a disadvantaged urban community in Richmond, Virginia.

Contact: Virginia Commonwealth University, Center on Society and Health, 830 East Main Street, Suite 5035, P.O. Box 980212, Richmond, VA 23296-0212, Telephone: (804) 628-2462 Web Site: http://societyhealth.vcu.edu Available from the website.

Keywords: Cost effectiveness, Data linkage, Education, Health status, Local programs, Minority health, Virginia

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

Hazel WA. 2014. A healthy Virginia: Health care report. [Richmond, VA: Virginia Governor's Office], 32 pp.

Annotation: This report describes the governor's plan to increase access to health care in Virginia. Topics include planning for medical and behavioral health services, covering children, supporting enrollment in the federal marketplace, informing people about their health care options, making dependent coverage affordable for state employees with low incomes, providing comprehensive dental coverage to pregnant women, prioritizing the health of veterans, winning a State Innovation Model grant, creating behavioral health homes, and reducing prescription drug and heroin abuse. Contents include information about the importance of each topic and related goals, background, strategies for success, timeline, and measures of achievement.

Contact: Virginia Department of Health, P.O. Box 2448, Richmond, VA 23218, Telephone: (804) 864-7000 E-mail: questions@vdh.virginia.gov Web Site: https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Children, Children's Health Insurance Program, Dental insurance, Drug abuse, Enrollment, Health care delivery, Health care reform, Health insurance, Health objectives, Information dissemination, Low income groups, Measures, Medicaid, Mental health, Pregnant women, Program improvement, State programs, Statewide planning, Virginia

Virginia Department of Health, Office of Family Health Services. 2014. Virginia's 2015 Maternal and Child Health Block Grant (Title V): Executive summary. Richmond, VA; Virginia Department of Health, Office of Family Health Services, 11 pp.

Annotation: This document outlines a plan for maternal and child health services and services for children with special health care needs using Title V funds in Virginia. Topics include needs assessment priorities, planned activities, health status and health system capacity indicators, national and state performance measures, and outcome measures.

Contact: Virginia Department of Health, Office of Family Health Services, P.O. Box 2448, Richmond, VA 23218, Telephone: (804) 864-7660 Web Site: http://www.vahealth.org Out of print.

Keywords: Block grants, Children, Health status, Infants, Measures, Needs assessment, Outcome and process assessment, Pregnant women, Program management, Service delivery systems, Special health care needs, State MCH programs, Statewide planning, Title V programs, Virginia, Women's health

West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Oral Health Program. 2014. West Virginia Cavity Free by Three: Fluoride varnish manual for health care providers. Charleston, WV: West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Oral Health Program, 32 pp.

Annotation: This manual is designed to help primary care health professionals and others reduce the rate of dental caries in infants and young children ages 6 to 36 months in West Virginia. Contents include

Contact: West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Oral Health Program, 350 Capitol Street, Room 427, Charleston, WV 25301, Telephone: (304) 558-5388 Web Site: https://dhhr.wv.gov/oralhealth/Pages/default.aspx Available from the website.

Keywords: Children's Health Insurance Program, Consumer education materials, Dental care, Dental caries, Disease prevention, Fluorides, Infants, Medicaid, Oral health, Parent education, Preventive health services, Primary care, Reimbursement, Resources for professionals, Risk assessment, Screening, State programs, Training, West Virginia, Young children, and parent-education materials. , coding and billing, information about the implementation strategy (training and certification protocol) for caries risk assessment, fluoride-varnish application, and facilitation of the age 1 dental visit, training resources

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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.