Rollup Image This page provides information about pediatric medical home activities, partners, and stakeholders in Tennessee.Contact us if you would like to submit information about Tennessee to be considered for inclusion on this page.Last updated: 9/22/16 Announcements Interview with ReadNPlay for a Bright Future ProgramReadNPlay for a Bright Future Program is a Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for children Program in Tennessee. The program's leadership team shared strategies to leverage innovations in technology to enhance family engagement 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.Advancing the Medical Home Model in Pediatrics: Tennessee State Innovation Model Testing GrantIn 2014 Tennessee was awarded a State Innovation Model Testing grant. The grant includes a patient-centered medical home program with a focus on quality improvement in pediatric medical home implementation. Additional information about the Tennessee State Innovation Model Testing Grant is available here.Pediatric Healthcare Improvement Initiative for TennesseeA statewide collaborative that focuses on quality improvement efforts to enhance health outcomes in children and youth. The initiative standardizes quality metrics and enhances collaborative learning among participating practices.Tennessee Medical Home ProjectIn partnership with the Tennessee Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, this project provides tools, resources, and training opportunities for pediatric clinicians and practices related to medical home implementation.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 Tennessee include the following:ReadNPlay for a Bright Future Program Past ActivitiesTennessee Adolescent Health Quality Improvement ProjectIn partnership with the Tennessee Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, this project enhanced preventive services for adolescents within a medical home.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. Past projects in Tennessee include the following:Nurse Advocacy: Improving Access to Quality Care for Latino Women and ChildrenImproving Care for Families of School-Aged Children with Special Needs Partners, Stakeholders, and Contacts in State Tennessee Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics This professional organization provides news, advocacy/legislation information, resources, and opportunities to connect with pediatric within Tennessee.Tennessee Disability CoalitionThe Family Health Information Center and Family Voices State Affiliate Organization of Tennessee provides education, information, and peer support to families of children with special health care needs.Tennessee Title VA profile of Tennessee'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.Tennessee Medicaid (TennCare)State Medicaid Directors Contact InformationFind information on Medicaid programs, resources, providers, and contacts within Tennessee. State Medical Home Data Tennessee 2014 CHIP Fact SheetThis fact sheet provides key information about Tennessee's Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) at a time when Tennessee was implementing the Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization and the Affordable Care Act.Tennesee Medicaid Fact SheetProvides information on the number of children in Tennessee 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 carefully selected indicators of health coverage and financing for children and youth with special health care needs. Medical Home Data Portal, Tennessee 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, Tennessee Profile, All ChildrenThis profile summarizes pediatric medical home results from the National Survey of Children's Health, 2007.National Academy for State Health Policy Tennessee Medical Home State PageThis state page summarizes Medicaid and CHIP initiatives in Tennessee that promote medical home implementation. Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative Tennessee PCMH MapThis state page summarizes public and private payer patient-centered medical home (PCMH) initiatives in Tennessee.