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Wyoming Department of Health, Oral Health Program. 2016. State of Wyoming Marginal Dental Health Program. Cheyenne, WY: Wyoming Department of Health, Oral Health Program, 4 pp.

Annotation: This form is designed to help families with low incomes understand and apply for dental benefits for their infant, child, or adolescent from birth to age 19 in Wyoming who is not covered by Medicaid or the Children's Health Insurance Program. Contents include a description of program eligibility and benefits, including information about co-payments and coverage for dental sealants.

Contact: Wyoming Department of Health, Oral Health Program, 6101 Yellowstone Road, Suite 420, Cheyenne, WY 82002, Telephone: (307) 777-6921 Web Site: https://health.wyo.gov/publichealth/mch/oralhealth Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Applications, Children, Dental care, Dental insurance, Dental sealants, Eligibility, Forms, Low income groups, Oral health, Program descriptions, State programs, Third party payers, Wyoming

Chien E. 2014. WYhealth due date plus (v 1.4). [no place]: Wildflower Health, 10.9 MB.

Annotation: This mobile application for pregnant women provides access to health advice and health care services offered by the Wyoming Department of Health. Features include week-by-week updates, a due date calculator, a weight gain calculator, pregnancy milestones, daily tips and affirmations, symptoms and issues, personalized healthy pregnancy actions, pregnancy programs from major health plans, and the BabyBoost relaxation tool. A version for women enrolled in Medicaid provides access to a nurse-staffed call line and other Medicaid-specific referral services.

Contact: Wyoming Department of Health, 401 Hathaway Building, Fourth Floor, Cheyenne, WY 82002 , Telephone: (307) 777-7656 Secondary Telephone: (866) 571-0944 Fax: (307) 777-7439 Web Site: http://wdh.state.wy.us Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Consumer education materials, Information services, Medicaid, Mobile applications, Pregnant women, Public health services, Referrals, Technology, Wyoming

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

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

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

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

Wyoming Department of Health. 2013. Intra-agency Agreement between the Public Health Division and the Division of Healthcare Financing of the Wyoming Department of Health. , pp.

Annotation: This Intra-agency Agreement is between (1) the Public Health Division, Wyoming Department of Health (PHD) [T5] and (2) the Division of Healthcare Financing, Wyoming Department of Health (HCF) [T19]. It documents the state of Wyoming'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: WY.1.1.

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

Wyoming Department of Health, Community and Public Health Division. [2010]. Wyoming 2011-2015 maternal and child health needs assessment. Cheyenne, WY: Wyoming Department of Health, Community and Public Health Division, 173 pp.

Annotation: This mandatory report assesses the maternal and child health (MCH) program needs and the capacity to address them in the state of Wyoming for the period 2011-2015. The report explains the process used to assess the state's MCH needs for that five year period; describes existing state and local programs and collaborative efforts among them; and summarizes the strengths and needs of various population groups based on health measures that include health insurance, pregnancy intention, nutrition during pregnancy, low birth weight, and other indicators. A description of federal and state outcome measures is provided. The assessment is based on a life course perspective that emphasizes the impact of early life events and exposures on long-term health outcomes, highlighting the interplay of biological, behavioral, psychological, and social protective/risk factors that contribute to health outcomes across the span of a person’s life.

Contact: Wyoming Department of Health, 401 Hathaway Building, Fourth Floor, Cheyenne, WY 82002 , Telephone: (307) 777-7656 Secondary Telephone: (866) 571-0944 Fax: (307) 777-7439 Web Site: http://wdh.state.wy.us Available from the website.

Keywords: Block grants, Child health, Needs assessment, State MCH programs, Title V, Women's health, Wyoming

Kasprzak C, Hurth J, Lucas A, Marshall J, Terrell A, Jones E. 2010. NECTAC technical assistance model for long-term systems change: Three state examples. Chapel Hill, NC: National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center, 8 pp.

Annotation: This paper provides three state examples of the Technical Assistance Model for Long-Term System Change, the goal of which is to spur sustainable systems change in state early intervention and preschool special education programs served under the early childhood provisions of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. The first (North Dakota Preschool Special Education Program) focuses on building a system for measuring child outcomes, the second (Wyoming Infant Toddler Program) focuses on building an effective general supervision and monitoring system, and the third (Missouri First Steps Early Intervention Program) focuses on ensuring high-quality family-centered services through reviewing the quality of individualized family service plans.

Contact: Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center, Campus Box 8040, UNC-CH, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-8040, Telephone: (919) 962-2001 Secondary Telephone: (919) 843-3269 Fax: 919.966.7463 E-mail: ectacenter@unc.edu Web Site: http://ectacenter.org/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Children with special health care needs, Chronic illnesses and disabilities, Early childhood education, Early intervention, Families, Family support, Legislation, Missouri, North Dakota, Service delivery systems, State programs, Wyoming

Wyoming Department of Health. [2008]. Care coordination manual for children's special health. [Cheyenne, WY]: Wyoming Department of Health,

Annotation: This manual provides a detailed summary of care coordination for children with special health needs (CSHN) in the state of Wyoming. It includes general information on maternal and child health programs and children's special health services in the state; summarizes CSHN eligibility requirements and covered services; and describes the various elements of the state's care coordination system that aims to provide families with access to health, educational, social, and other services available to children with special health needs. Also included are federal performance measures, state programs standards, evaluation and training tools, and documentation (including required reports and forms). Appendices include state health organizational charts, CHSN policy, guidelines for parents, eligibility criteria according to specific medical condition, and suggestions for trasitioning to adulthood.

Contact: Wyoming Department of Health, 401 Hathaway Building, Fourth Floor, Cheyenne, WY 82002 , Telephone: (307) 777-7656 Secondary Telephone: (866) 571-0944 Fax: (307) 777-7439 Web Site: http://wdh.state.wy.us Available from the website.

Keywords: Children with special health care needs, Health care systems, Service coordination, State programs, Wyoming

[Longhurst T]. 2007. [Healthy Teeth - Healthy Children Project]: End of project report (narrative). [Laramie, WY]: Wyoming Institute for Disabilities, 10 pp.

Annotation: This report describes project activities conducted from 2003 to 2007 designed to improve the oral health of Wyoming's young children and their families. The report summarizes original goals and objectives, progress, weaknesses and strengths, impact, and additional funds needed to sustain the activities. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9771 E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchoralhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Family health, Final reports, Oral health, Program descriptions, State programs, Wyoming, Young children

Wyoming Head Start, State Collaboration Project. 2002. Wyoming Early Head Start/Head Start Oral Health Forum report. [Laramie, WY]: Wyoming Head Start, State Collaboration Project, 13 pp.

Annotation: This report describes the activities of the oral health forum held on October 23–24, 2002, in Laramie, Wyoming. The purpose of the forum was to focus on improving the oral health status of children enrolled in Early Head Start/Head Start programs. Topics include a review of national, regional, and state oral health issues and activities; the shortage of dentists in the state; and the lack of access to and funding for oral health care in the state. [Funded in part by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9771 E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchoralhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Conferences, Dental care, Early Head Start, Head Start, Oral health, Provider participation, Wyoming, Young children

Platt LJ, Hill I. 1995. Measuring systems development in Wyoming: Instruments to assess communities' progress. Washington, DC: Health Systems Research, 91 pp.

Annotation: This report gives information on a project to provide technical assistance to Wyoming to assess the primary care system for children, and to develop strategies to enhance the system's operations. The report includes an overview of categories of systems functions, the design of draft survey instruments used to measure systems development, information on compiling and analyzing the data, and the next steps necessary to collect community level data. Attachments include two draft survey instruments, and survey related tables of weights by category. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Altarum Institute, 3520 Green Court, Suite 300, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, Telephone: (734) 302-4600 Secondary Telephone: (800) 879-6505 Fax: (734) 302-4991 Web Site: http://www.altarum.org/contact Available from the website.

Keywords: Assessment, Child health, Evaluation, Health care systems, Primary care, State surveys, Technical assistance, Wyoming

Barnes DJ. 1993. For the children: Building partnerships for special needs children. Cheyenne, WY: Wyoming Department of Health, Division of Public Health, 95 pp.

Annotation: This report describes a project to facilitate the development of community based, family centered, coordinated systems of services for children with special health needs. Its goal is to give professionals the skills to meet each child's needs, and to work together with people from other agencies and the family to make the services easier to use and more effective. It covers the components of a system, supporting the parents, transitions, the parents' role, health and medical services, the nurses' roles, screening, the educators' roles, and an overview of pertinent legislation. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Wyoming Department of Health, 401 Hathaway Building, Fourth Floor, Cheyenne, WY 82002 , Telephone: (307) 777-7656 Secondary Telephone: (866) 571-0944 Fax: (307) 777-7439 Web Site: http://wdh.state.wy.us Available from the website. Document Number: H-93-187.

Keywords: Children with special health care needs, Family centered care, Interagency cooperation, Legislation, Medical home, Nurses, Parent professional relations, Screening, Special education, Wyoming

U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Region VIII Task Force on Indians. 1973. Health of the American Indian: Report of a regional task force. Rockville, MD: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Service, 31 pp.

Annotation: This report discusses the health of American Indians in the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare Region VIII, which consists of Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming. These Indians live in 23 reservations and in cities and towns in the region. The report discusses identifying American Indians, levels of problems relating to health, health services for Indians, health problems of reservation and off-reservation Indians, and suggested solutions for Indian health problems. The report ends with a list of references.

Keywords: American Indians, Colorado, Health facilities, Health policy, Indian Health Service, Montana, North Dakota, Nutrition, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming

   

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.