Improving Medicaid Managed Care for Youth with Serious Behavioral Health Needs: A Quality Improvement Toolkit

QualityTool

Improving Medicaid Managed Care for Youth with Serious Behavioral Health Needs: A Quality Improvement Toolkit

Description

This toolkit is designed primarily for managed care organizations that want to improve administrative and clinical practices that support the delivery of services to children and youth with serious behavioral health needs, as well as their families. In addition, purchasers of managed care services for this population can use the toolkit to identify promising approaches for their managed behavioral health care programs. Providers can also learn from the initiatives described, and implement their own quality improvement processes at the practice level. Finally, families can use the toolkit to identify and advocate for programs focused on improved outcomes for their children.

Developer:

Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc.

Funding Sources:

Annie E. Casey Foundation

History

Release Date: 2009
Original Summary: March 2010
Last Updated: 05/12/10

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