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Reusch C, Booth M, Foster M. 2015. Reducing early childhood tooth decay: Strategies for state Medicaid and CHIP dental program managers. Baltimore, MD: U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 5 pp, (Issue brief).

U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
7500 Security Boulevard
Baltimore, MD 21244

Telephone: (877) 267-2323
Secondary Telephone: (410) 786-3000
Fax:
Website: http://cms.gov
Available from the website.

This issue brief for state oral health program managers and others presents strategies for preventing and managing early childhood caries in children eligible for Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). The brief also provides examples of state efforts to implement prevention, risk-assessment, care-plan, and quality-improvement strategies in Medicaid and CHIP.

Keywords: Oral health, Young children, Early childhood caries, Health care disparities, Low income groups, Chronic illnesses and disabilities, Disease prevention, Disease management, Health promotion, Policy development, Medicaid, Children's Health Insurance Program, State programs

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Reforming States Group and Milbank Memorial Fund. 1999. Pediatric dental care in CHIP and Medicaid: Paying for what kids need, getting value for state payments. New York, NY: Milbank Memorial Fund, 1 v.

Milbank Memorial Fund
645 Madison Avenue, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10022-1095

Telephone: (212) 355-8400
Fax: (212) 355-8599
E-mail: mmf@milbank.org
Website: http://www.milbank.org
Available from the website. Document Number: ISBN 1-887748-28-8.

This report proposes a new approach to policy for state financing of oral health care for the 20 million children who lack access to preventive and reparative services. It explores the opportunity that the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) presents to legislators and state policymakers to develop effective new pediatric oral health programs, reform ineffective pediatric dental Medicaid programs, and maximize the impact of public health approaches to improve the oral health of children who suffer the most oral disease.

Keywords: Pediatric dentistry, Dental insurance, Low income groups, Oral health, State Children's Health Insurance Program, Medicaid, State health insurance programs, State legislatures, Reports, Children

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Parisi L, Bruno R. 2010. Dental and mental health benefit: Improvements in CHIPRA. Washington, DC: Families USA, 7 pp.

Families USA
1201 New York Avenue, N.W., Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005-6100

Telephone: (202) 628-3030
Fax: (202) 347-2417
E-mail: info@familiesusa.org
Website: http://www.familiesusa.org
Available from the website.

This brief describes provisions in the Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009, explains what states must do to comply with the law, and discusses the options that states have to expand access to oral health and mental health care for children from families with low incomes. Topics include mandatory and optional dental benefits, optional wraparound coverage, quality and access to oral health care, and mental health parity. Action steps for states are included.

Keywords: Access to health care, Benefits, Children's Health Insurance Program, Quality assurance, Child health, Dental care, Mental health services, Oral health, State programs, Federal legislation, Children

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National Conference of State Legislatures. 2015. Children's oral health. Denver, CO: National Conference of State Legislatures, multiple items.

National Conference of State Legislatures
7700 East First Place
Denver, CO 80230

Telephone: (303) 364-7700
Fax: (303) 364-7800
Website: http://www.ncsl.org
Available from the website.

This resource examines children’s oral health and the role that state legislators can play in improving it. Topics include the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program, access to services, work force issues, and prevention and awareness.

Keywords: Oral health, Children, State programs, Medicaid, Children's Health Insurance Program, Access to health care, Work force, Disease prevention, Health promotion

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National Academy for State Health Policy. 2007. SCHIP dental benefits. State Health Policy Monitor 1(1):1-3.

National Academy for State Health Policy
10 Free Street, Second Floor
Portland, ME 04101

Telephone: (207) 874-6524
Secondary Telephone: (202) 903-0101
Fax: (207) 874-6527
E-mail: info@nashp.org
Website: http://www.nashp.org
Available from the website.

This inaugural issue of the State Health Policy Monitor examines the status of dental benefits in State Children's Health Insurance Programs in 2007. Selected topics include cost-sharing and annual payment caps. A map presents data on the number of states with separate programs that also include dental benefits.

Keywords: Oral health, State Children's Health Insurance Program, Dental care, Policy analysis, State programs, Children

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Minyard KJ, Landers GM, Zhou M, Ujama D. 2006. Analysis of access to dental care provided through Medicaid and PeachCare (SCHIP) service trends and patterns CY2000/SFY2001 through CY2005/SFY2006. Atlanta, GA: Georgia Health Policy Center, 130 pp.

Georgia Health Policy Center
Georgia State University P.O. Box 3992
Atlanta, GA 30302-3992

Telephone: (404) 413-0314
Fax: (404) 413-0316
E-mail: ghpc@gsu.edu
Website: http://ghpc.gsu.edu
Available from the website.

This report contains an analysis of calendar year (CY) 2005 and state fiscal year (SFY) 2006 claims data on dental services provided to children ages 19 and younger in Georgia's Medicaid and PeachCare (SCHIP) programs. Retrospective analyses of service trends and patterns from CY2000-SFY2001 through CY2005-SFY2006 are also provided. Contents include information on the methodology and how to use the data, an executive summary, and maps and figures. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Keywords: Oral health, Children, Adolescents, Utilization review, Trends, Health services, State programs, State Children's Health Insurance Program, Medicaid, Georgia, Statistical data

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Minyard KJ, Landers GM, Zhou M. 2005. 2003 update to the evaluation of the Georgia Oral Health Prevention Program. Atlanta, GA: Georgia Health Policy Center, 34 pp.

Georgia Health Policy Center
Georgia State University P.O. Box 3992
Atlanta, GA 30302-3992

Telephone: (404) 413-0314
Fax: (404) 413-0316
E-mail: ghpc@gsu.edu
Website: http://ghpc.gsu.edu
Available from the website.

This report documents progress made in providing oral health services to children with low incomes in Georgia and illustrates continuing challenges. Detailed tables outline calendar year 2003 Medicaid claims data on children ages 19 and younger enrolled in Medicaid and PeachCare, the State Children's Health Insurance Program, or fiscal year 2004 Oral Health Prevention Program service utilization. The study methodology is outlined, a summary of notable statewide observations is provided, and a map of Georgia public health districts and care management organizations are included. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Keywords: Oral health, Children, Adolescents, Utilization review, Health services, State programs, State Children's Health Insurance Program, Medicaid, Georgia, Statistical data

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Minyard KJ, Landers GM, Zhou M. 2006. Analysis of access to dental care CY2004/SFY2005. Atlanta, GA: Georgia Health Policy Center, 70 pp.

Georgia Health Policy Center
Georgia State University P.O. Box 3992
Atlanta, GA 30302-3992

Telephone: (404) 413-0314
Fax: (404) 413-0316
E-mail: ghpc@gsu.edu
Website: http://ghpc.gsu.edu

This report contains an analysis of calendar year 2004 claims data on oral health services provided to children ages 19 and younger in Georgia's Medicaid and PeachCare (SCHIP) programs. It includes data documenting progress made in providing oral health access to care for children from low- and middle-income families and illustrates continuing challenges. Contents also include information on the methodology and how to use the data, an executive summary, and maps and figures. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

    Keywords: Oral health, Children, Adolescents, Utilization review, Health services, State programs, State Children's Health Insurance Program, Medicaid, Georgia, Statistical data

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    Mahadevan R, Chazin S. 2015. Medicaid oral health performance improvement projects: A how-to-manual for states. Baltimore, MD: U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 34 pp.

    U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
    7500 Security Boulevard
    Baltimore, MD 21244

    Telephone: (877) 267-2323
    Secondary Telephone: (410) 786-3000
    Fax:
    Website: http://cms.gov
    Available from the website.

    This manual for state Medicaid agency staff provides guidance on developing and implementing oral-health-performance-improvement projects (PIPs). Topics include selecting the PIP topic, identifying the population, defining the PIP aim, selecting performance measures, establishing the data-collection plan, planning the intervention, implementing the intervention and improvement strategies, analyzing data to interpret PIP results, and planning for sustained improvement. A glossary is included. A customizable template and a manual for health plans are also available.

    Keywords: Oral health, Children, State programs, Medicaid managed care, Children's health insurance programs, Program improvement, Quality assurance, Program planning, Program development, Program evaluation, Manuals

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    Mahadevan R, Chazin S. 2015. Medicaid oral health performance improvement projects: A how-to-manual for health plans. Baltimore, MD: U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 51 pp.

    U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
    7500 Security Boulevard
    Baltimore, MD 21244

    Telephone: (877) 267-2323
    Secondary Telephone: (410) 786-3000
    Fax:
    Website: http://cms.gov
    Available from the website.

    This manual for health plan staff provides guidance on developing and implementing Medicaid oral-health-performance-improvement projects (PIPs). Topics include selecting the PIP topic, identifying the population, defining the PIP aim, selecting performance measures, establishing the data-collection plan, planning the intervention, implementing the intervention and improvement strategies, analyzing data to interpret PIP results, and planning for sustained improvement. A glossary is included. A customizable template and a manual for state Medicaid agency staff are also available.

    Keywords: Oral health, Children, State programs, Medicaid managed care, Children's health insurance programs, Program improvement, Quality assurance, Program planning, Program development, Program evaluation, Manuals

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