Improving Managed Care for Children with Special Needs: A Best Clinical and Administrative Practices Toolkit

QualityTool

Improving Managed Care for Children with Special Needs: A Best Clinical and Administrative Practices Toolkit

Description

This toolkit provides resources for policymakers, health plans, and clinicians and addresses the gap between what can be delivered to children with special health care needs and what is actually received.

This toolkit includes the following sections:

  • Foreword: Who are children with special needs?
  • Improving quality for children with special needs
    • The challenge of serving children with special needs
    • Opportunities to enhance services for children with special needs
  • The Best Clinical and Administrative Practices (BCAP) quality framework
    • Needs assessment
    • Applying the BCAP typology to children with special needs
    • Using rapid cycle improvement
    • Measurement and evaluation
    • Sustainability and diffusion
  • Needs assessment
  • Identification
  • Stratification
  • Outreach
  • Intervention
  • Applying the BCAP quality framework: Health plan case studies

Developer:

Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc.

Funding Sources:

Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc.

History

Release Date: 2004
Original Summary: April 2006
Last Updated: 05/05/08

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