Improving Preventive Care Services for Children: A Best Clinical and Administrative Practices Toolkit for Medicaid Health Plans

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Improving Preventive Care Services for Children: A Best Clinical and Administrative Practices Toolkit for Medicaid Health Plans

Description

This toolkit offers a structured approach for addressing quality improvement for preventive care services and a collection of “lessons learned” by a diverse group of health plans serving Medicaid members. It offers realistic approaches to help health plans develop or improve preventive care programs.

This tool addresses the following topics:

  • How will this toolkit benefit your health plan?
  • Measuring for success: A process improvement strategy
  • A typology for improvement
  • Identification and stratification
  • Outreach
  • Intervention
  • Helping providers improve preventive services for children
  • Communicate to create change

The appendixes to this report include a variety of administrative materials developed by various health plans.

Developer:

Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc.

Funding Sources:

Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc.

History

Release Date: 2002
Original Summary: April 2006
Last Updated: 05/12/08

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