Implementation Resources from the National Center for Medical Home Implementation Additional Implementation Resources 
  • Care Coordination Strategies for Children with Special Health Care Needs in Medicaid Managed Care
    Developed by the National Association for State Health Policy, this
    report explores how six states' Medicaid managed care systems provide and fund care coordination. The report provides information on how states organize services to meet the unique needs of children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) and their families. It accompanies another recently-published report highlighting strategies to strengthen Medicaid managed care for CYSHCN. 
  • Lessons from Medicare on Coordinating Care for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs
    Developed by Mathematica Policy Research, this
    article features highlights from a recent study conducted by Mathematica health experts exploring characteristics of successful care coordination programs for Medicare beneficiaries. The results from the study were then adapted to be applicable to children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) who are enrolled in Medicaid. The article highlights the six design elements that are associated with improved outcomes for CYSHCN who are enrolled in Medicaid. Maternal and Child Health Title V / Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs programs, and other pediatric stakeholders can utilize strategies outlined in the article to enhance care coordination for CYSHCN.  
  • Complexity Tiering for Children with Chronic and Complex Conditions: Question and Answer
    The Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health published a
    question and answer (Q & A) resource developed from the webinar titled Aligning Services with Needs: Complexity Tiering for Children with Chronic and Complex Conditions. The Q & A resource features answers to participant questions that arose during the webinar in is a companion to the recording. Faculty from the webinar provided answers to questions about tools available to support complexity tiering, finance, and data management.
Training, Events, and Conferences
  • Measure What Matters: Advancing Multidisciplinary Care Coordination in Primary and Subspecialty Care Settings
    This recorded, 2-part
    webinar series presents real-world experiences from diverse health care providers and practices with the common goal of capturing the value of care coordination using the Care Coordination Measurement Tool (CCMT). Faculty describe their objectives for measuring care coordination, experiences in implementing the tool, and the implications of capturing the value of care coordination. An updated version of the CCMT and accompanying adaptation guide are available for download.
  • Health Care Transition and Title V Care Coordination Initiatives
    Session 4: Integration into Adult Care: Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 2 to 3pm Central
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    Session 5: Youth, Young Adult and Parent Engagement, Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 2 to 3pm Central
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    Presented by Got Transition, this five-part webinar series features examples of best practices among state Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Title V / Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN) programs, practical tools and resources, as well as replicable solutions to common challenges. Three of the five webinars have been recorded and are archived on the Got Transition Web site. The remaining two sessions will cover topics of integration into adult care and engagement of youth, young adults, and parents. This webinar series can support MCH Title V / CYSHCN programs, family/caregivers, and pediatric clinicians interested in enhancing health care transitions for youth and young adults. 
  • A Conversation on Meaningful Family Engagement, from Clinical Care to Health Policy
    Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at Noon to 1pm Central
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    Presented by the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health, this live web-based discussion of the article, Families of Children With Medical Complexity: A View From the Front Lines will feature the article's lead author and experts in the field. They will review key content from the article and share practical, replicable strategies to strengthen family engagement at the clinic, community, state, and national levels. Participants are encouraged to read the article prior to the event and will have the opportunity to ask questions throughout.
Partners and National Initiatives
  • A Framework for Assessing Family Engagement in Systems Change
    This free, Web-based
    issue brief—developed by the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health—provides an assessment tool, featuring four domains and specific criteria that organizations can use to measure the level of family engagement in their work.