Rollup Image This page provides information about pediatric medical home activities, partners, and stakeholders in Minnesota.Contact us if you would like to submit information about Minnesota to be considered for inclusion on this page.Last updated: 10/5/16 Announcements One billion in reported savings for Minnesota's Patient-Centered Medical HomeA recent study indicates that Minnesota's Health Care Home initiative saved Medicaid and Medicare approximately $1 billion over a five-year period. Pediatricians comprise 13% of certified providers through this program. View the Minnesota Department of Health 2014 Report on Implementation for more information.Interview with the Minnesota Child Health Improvement ProjectThe Minnesota Child Health Improvement Project is a Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program (HTPCP) located in Minnesota. The program's pediatric leadership shared the project's strategies and successes related to implementation of provisions of the Affordable Care Act that benefit children and families with the National Center for Medical Home Implementation (National Center). State Pediatric Medical Home Activities Current ActivitiesMedical Home Chapter Champions Program on Asthma, Allergy, and AnaphylaxisThis program supports the facilitation and dissemination of best practices, evidence-based guidelines, and resources in asthma, allergy, and anaphylaxis for clinicians throughout the state. Minnesota currently has a vacancy for a medical home chapter champion. If you are interested or know of anyone who might be interested in the role, please contact Nkem Chineme at email@example.com.Alliance for Innovation on Maternal and Child Health Learning CollaborativeMinnesota is participating in the Maternal and Child Health Bureau funded Alliance for Innovation on Maternal and Child Health Learning Collaborative. As part of this initiative, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) gathered information related to access to care and coverage issues from patient/family and clinician perspectives in Minnesota. In addition, the AAP reviewed current Minnesota Early Periodic Screening, Diagnostic, and Treatment requirements to compare the services offered with the services recommended within the Bright Futures Guidelines for Health Supervision.Minnesota Health Home State Plan AmendmentEffective July 2016, this state plan amendment will include children with serious emotional disturbances as beneficiaires. Health home practices will receive an enhanced payment for costs associated with providing services consistent within a health home.Minnesota Health Care HomesMinnesota Department of Health legislation works to provide care within the medical home model to children and adults. MinneMindsA consortium of child health organizations, including the Minnesota chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, that advocates for early, comprehensive, coordinated child development among vulnerable and underserved low-income children.Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children ProgramWith funding from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, these community-based projects address health disparities and implement components of the pediatric medical home. Current projects in Minnesota include the following:Pediatric Dentistry ProjectChildren's EMAT (Expanding Multicultural Access through Telehealth)State Innovation Model Testing AwardMinnesotta was awarded a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid State Innovation Model Testing Award in February 2013. Through this grant, Minnesotta is implementing strategies to transform a state's health care delivery system through multi-payer payment reform and additional state initiatives.Past ActivitiesHealthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children ProgramWith funding from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, these community-based projects address health disparities and implement components of the pediatric medical home. Past projects in Minnesota include the following:MnCHIP: Investing in Health and Early Learning for New AmericansSupporting Pan Asian Runaway and Homeless Youth ProjectHabitat Health ServicesNorth Start Elementary School-based Community Health CenterAir Care: Improved Asthma Management for Young Children and AdolescentsPartnership Project Partners, Stakeholders, and Contacts in State Minnesota Chapter of the American Academy of PediatricsThis professional organization provides news, advocacy/legislation information, resources, and opportunities to connect with pediatric experts within Minnesota.Family Voices of MinnesotaThe Family Voices State Affiliate Organization of Minnesota provides education and information to families of children with special health care needs.The PACER Center, Inc.This Family-to-Family Health Information Center of Minnesota is staffed by families and caregivers of children and youth with special health care needs. Minnesota Title VA profile of Minnesota's state Title V program, includes contact information for the Maternal and Child Health and the Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs Program.Minnesota MedicaidState Medicaid Directors Contact InformationFind information on Medicaid programs, resources, providers, and contacts within Minnesota. State Medical Home Data Minnesota 2014 CHIP Fact SheetThis fact sheet provides key information about Minnesota's Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) at a time when Minnesota was implementing the Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization and the Affordable Care Act.Minnesota Medicaid Fact SheetProvides information on the number of children in Minnesota eligible, enrolled, and unenrolled in Medicaid.State at-a-glance Chartbook on Coverage and Financing for Children and Youth with Special Health Care NeedsThis chartbook provides state specific data on select indicators of health coverage and financing for children and youth with special health care needs. Medical Home Data Portal, Minnesota State Profile, CYSHCNThis profile summarizes pediatric medical home results from the National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN), 2009/2010.Medical Home Data Portal, Minnesota Profile, All ChildrenThis profile summarizes pediatric medical home results from the National Survey of Children's Health, 2007.National Academy for State Health Policy State Delivery System and Payment Reform MapThis map summarizes qualification criteria, payment, and outcomes of Minnesota's patient-centered medical home initiative.Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative Minnesota PCMH MapThis state page summarizes public and private payer patient-centered medical home (PCMH) initiatives in Minnesota.University of Minnesota Evaluation of the Health Care Homes Initiative 2010-2014This evaluation report presents the efficacy of Minnesota's Health Care Home initiative, which includes pediatricians and family medicine physicians.