U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
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This report shows the progress made by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and states to systematically measure and report on the quality of care that children enrolled in Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) receive. Contents include information about state-specific findings on quality and access in Medicaid and CHIP and monitoring and improving care for children enrolled in managed care. Topics include primary care access and preventive care, management of acute and chronic conditions, childhood obesity, oral health care, prenatal and postpartum care, and adolescent well care.
Keywords: High risk children, Child health, Adolescent health, Perinatal health, Medicaid, Children's Health Insurance Program, Quality assurance, Access to health care, Managed care, Measures, Program improvement, Primary care, Preventive health services, Nutrition, Oral health, State programs, Federal programs, Progress reports