Early Childhood Developmental Screening and Title V: Building Better Systems
AMCHP, in partnership with the National Institute for Children's Health Quality, just released an issue brief that delves into Title V program developmental screening activities that aim to establish or improve comprehensive systems of care for children and families. It can be used not only to inform public health professionals, partners, and stakeholders of different developmental screening-related strategies that could be applied in communities, but also to connect with Title V programs highlighted for their work specific to developmental screening activities.
Strengthening Medicaid Managed Care for CYSHCN: State examples of contract language and strategies for managing contracts
AMCHP released a new tool focused on strengthening Medicaid managed care for the nation's 11 million children and youth with special health care needs. Created to be used alongside Version 2.0 of the National Standards for Systems of Care for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs, the tool provides examples of how four states (Texas, Virginia, Michigan, and Maryland) are incorporating specific provisions and requirements into their managed care contracts to better serve CYSHCN.
AMCHP Leads New Collaboration to Improve Care for Women and Children Exposed to Lead
AMCHP is pleased to have been awarded a new grant to lead the new Maternal and Child Environmental Health Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network (MCEH CoIIN) from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) of the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration. The three-year grant aims to build state capacity to improve systems of care to address the needs of maternal, infant and child populations that are at risk for or experience exposure to lead. Learn more about the project.
Title V Technical Assistance Meeting
Registration is open for the Maternal and Child Health Federal/State Partnership Technical Assistance Meeting, hosted by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau and planned in partnership with AMCHP. The meeting will be held Oct. 16-19 in Arlington, Va., at the Crystal Gateway Marriott. For reservations call 800-228-9290 and request the "AMCHP Maternal Child Health Bureau Technical Assistance Meeting" group rate or book online. This special conference rate will be available until 6 p.m. ET on Sept. 22 or until the block of rooms is sold out. For additional information, contact Elizabeth Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-964-1242.