Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, 2015. This document provides an overview of the Performance Improvement Project, which aims to increase the number of children screened for developmental, behavioral, and social delays using a standardized screening tool during the 12 months preceding their first, second, or third birthday.
Oregon Health Plan, 2015. This guidance document is designed to provide Coordinated Care Organizations (CCOs), Oregon clinics, and administrative staff with guidance on developmental screening in young children up to 36 months, including coding and billing information and details explaining CCO Incentive Measure specifications.
Help Me Grow Vermont. This guidance document details Vermont’s requirements for developmental screening tools and the universal developmental screening registry used in the state.
Kevin Marks and Angela LaRosa, Pediatrics in Review, 2012. This paper is designed to educate clinicians on the use of standardized screening tools to more promptly identify children with suspected developmental delays.
Texas Health Steps, 2011. This training for providers offers information and sample case studies highlighting how to identify and use a validated standardized developmental screening tool.
Florida Department of Health, 2015. This brief provides information about the importance of developmental screening and provides an overview of state initiatives.
This month, NASHP features its chart: Medicaid Developmental Screening Policies by State. It provides an overview of state developmental screening policies and details which tools are used by the 32 states that specify developmental screening tools. The chart also identifies reimbursement rates for developmental screening, screening requirements, and more. Check out other resources at the Healthy Child Development State Resource Center. Submit new resources to email@example.com.
Vermont Department of Health (2017). Guidance document that provides evidence‐based, practical strategies for practitioners in different parts of the healthcare system on how to incorporate prevention in their efforts to improve population health. Clinical and community strategies to improve developmental screening rates are included on pages 25-26.
Jo Stainsby and Katelynn Burns (2018). Press release dated October 31, 2018 describing Oklahoma’s initiative to bring the Reach out and Read program to Medicaid providers. Through this initiative, which is financed through a Health Services Initiative (HSI), providers will be encourages to administer developmental screenings during the well-child visit.