Enhancing Child Development Services in Medicaid Managed Care--Toolkit: Best Clinical and Administrative Practices for Medicaid

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Enhancing Child Development Services in Medicaid Managed Care--Toolkit: Best Clinical and Administrative Practices for Medicaid

Description

This 66-page toolkit describes the experiences of 11 Medicaid managed care organizations in developing, pilot testing, and refining a Best Clinical and Administrative Practices (BCAP) initiative to improve early childhood screening and anticipatory guidance, with an emphasis on preventive pediatric care.

This toolkit addresses the following topics:

  • Enhancing child development services in Medicaid managed care
  • Enhancing child development services using the BCAP quality framework
  • Early identification using standardized developmental screening tools
  • Reaching out to members
  • Working with providers
  • Reimbursement for developmental screening and testing
  • Tracking referrals
  • Conclusion: What is the return on investment for health plans?
  • Case studies

Developer:

Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc.

Funding Sources:

Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc.

History

Release Date: 2005
Original Summary: April 2006
Last Updated: 04/11/08

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