General Maternal & Child Health
NACCHO Billing for Clinical Services Toolkit and Website
Funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) has created a toolkit with resources, templates and tools for local health departments to use and develop capacity to bill third party payers for immunization, STD, TB and HIV services. To access this new toolkit, along with webinars and other resources, click here.
Child & Adolescent
New Clinical Report from AAP on Early Intervention & Part C Services
A recently published clinical report from the American Academy of Pediatrics AAP Council on Children with Disabilities, Early Intervention, IDEA Part C Services, and the Medical Home: Collaboration for Best Practice and Best Outcomes, outlines the core components of IDEA Part C and provides ideas, tools and resources for communication and collaboration among medical homes, Part C programs, and families. To access this resource, click here.
New Resources Focus on Health Coverage and Access to Care for Kids
The MCH Library has released a new knowledge path, Health Insurance and Access to Care for Children and Adolescents, that directs readers to a selection of resources that analyze data, describe effective programs and report on policy and research aimed at advancing health coverage and improving health care access for children and adolescents. The knowledge path aims to help health professionals, program administrators, policymakers and researchers learn more about the topic, to integrate what they know into their work in new ways to improve health coverage and access to care, for program development, and to locate training resources and information to answer specific questions. To access this resource, click here.