Rollup Image This page provides information about pediatric medical home activities, partners, and stakeholders in Texas.Contact us if you would like to submit information about Texas to be considered for inclusion on this page.Last updated: 10/19/16 Announcements Interview with "Transition Health Care for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs""Transition Health Care for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs" is a Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program located in Houston, Texas. The program's medical director shared details about how the program facilitates successful transition from pediatric to adult health care in community pediatric practices.Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas Offers New, Coordinated Health Care Plan for Children and Youth with Special Healthcare Needs and FamiliesStarting November 2016, pediatric Medicaid beneficiaries in Texas will be eligible to receive coordinated medical, behavioral, and social services through the STAR Kids health plan. 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.Texas Medical Home Work Group at the Texas Department of State Health Services This statewide work group is led by the Title V Children with Special Health Care Needs Services Program. The work group meets on a quarterly basis via teleconference and supports the vision that all children and youth in Texas, including children with special health care needs, will have a medical home that provides accessible, family-centered, continuous, comprehensive, coordinated, compassionate, and culturally effective services.Texas Primary Care and Health Home SummitAn annual statewide conference focuses specifically on expanding access to medical home for adults and children in Texas. Past ActivitiesStatewide Association for Regional Medical Home AdvanCement A 3-year projected funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau with the goal of building a statewide infrastructure for maternal and child health, including access to coordinated, ongoing, comprehensive care within a medical home.Project DOCC of HoustonDeveloped by family advocates, this project provided pediatric resident physicians with comprehensive understanding of challenges and barriers faced by families in caring for children and youth with special health care needs.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 Texas include:The GOALS ProgramBabies First! in Dallas: A Healthy Steps ApproachMontwood Wellness CenterPediPlaceCampus Care Centers School-based Health ProjectHealth Education Literacy PartnershipPediatric Clinic for Denton CountyProject First StepA Family-focused Strategy for Reducing Premature and Unprotected Sexual Activity Among Minor Youth in School-based Health Clinics Partners, Stakeholders, and Contacts in State Texas Pediatric Society This professional organization provides news, advocacy/legislation information, resources, and opportunities to connect with pediatric experts within Texas.Texas Parent to ParentThe Family Health Information Center and Family Voices State Affiliate Organization of Texas provides education, information, and peer support to families of children with special health care needs.Texas Parent to Parent Medical Home ToolkitThis free resource provides resources for families interested in partnering with their pediatric practices to enhance provision of care within a medical home model.Texas Title VA profile of Texas' state Title V program, includes contact information for the Maternal and Child Health and the Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs Program.Texas MedicaidState Medicaid Directors Contact InformationFind information on Medicaid programs, resources, providers, and contacts within Texas.Texas Department of State Health Services Medical Home InformationThis state Web site provides information for Texas families and clinician on the definition of medical home and contact information for questions related to same in Texas. State Medical Home Data Texas 2014 CHIP Fact SheetThis fact sheet provides key information about Texas' Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) at a time when Texas was implementing the Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization and the Affordable Care Act.Texas Medicaid Fact SheetProvides information on the number of children in Texas 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, Texas 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, Texas Profile, All ChildrenThis profile summarizes pediatric medical home results from the National Survey of Children's Health, 2007.National Academy for State Health Policy Texas Medical Home State PageThis state page summarizes Medicaid and CHIP initiatives in Texas that promote medical home implementation. Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative Texas PCMH MapThis state page summarizes public and private payer patient-centered medical home (PCMH) initiatives in Texas.Navigate Life TexasLaunched by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC), this Web site is designed to offer support, inspiration, resources, and links to services available for families of children and youth with special health care needs. The website is available in English and Spanish.