Improving Asthma Care for Children Toolkit: Best Practices in Medicaid Managed Care

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Improving Asthma Care for Children Toolkit: Best Practices in Medicaid Managed Care

Description

This toolkit provides strategies to improve asthma care tested by a diverse group of health plans serving Medicaid consumers. The inventive methods, targeted for children with asthma, can also be used for adults. The toolkit suggests the need for collaborative approaches and documentation to support further investments for the following techniques:

  • Developing and creatively using asthma registries
  • Using innovative methods to reach high-risk members
  • Offering provider education on member self-management and appropriate prescribing
  • Implementing provider incentives to reward high-quality asthma care

Developer:

Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc.

Funding Sources:

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

History

Release Date: 2006
Original Summary: March 2010
Last Updated: 06/18/14

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