During the pandemic, it’s critical for providers to conduct developmental screenings during well-child visits, even if done through telehealth. Nearly every state Medicaid program reimburses providers for conducting developmental screenings, and NASHP’s newly updated interactive map highlights each state’s screening policy. View other resources at the Healthy Child Development State Resource Center. Submit new resources to Elinor Higgins.
With maternal health and healthy child development inextricably linked, an increasingly number of states have policies enabling Medicaid providers to conduct maternal depression screenings during well-child visits. NASHP’s updated map, State Medicaid Policies for Maternal Depression Screening During Well-Child Visits highlights each state’s policies for screenings during well-child visits, reimbursements, and policy trends. View other resources at the Healthy Child Development State Resource Center. Submit new resources to Elinor Higgins.
NASHP has updated its developmental screening Outreach and Training state resource list for providers and families. Making developmental screening widely available to children requires providers and families to be familiar with screening tools, their use, and their value. State outreach and education are essential to ensure children receive appropriate screening and follow-up services. View other resources at the Healthy Child Development State Resource Center, https://healthychild.nashp.org/. Submit new resources to firstname.lastname@example.org.