Category: Evaluation

  • Overview of using claims data to measure screening rates

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    Colleen Reuland (2007) Overview and tips for using claims data to measure the percent of children screened to identify developmental concerns.

  • Medicaid Paid Claims for Developmental Screening

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    Virginia ABCD Project (2007) Two charts showing Medicaid paid claims for developmental screening for children from birth through 5 years of age in Virginia for calendar years 2005 and 2006.

  • California AAP Pilot Site Data Collection Template

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    California AAP (2008) Excel spreadsheet developed for recording and analyzing data from pilot sites implementing developmental screening. Results and indicators are immediately tabulated as data is entered.

  • Preliminary Ohio Measurement Plan

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    (Ohio ABCD Project, 2008) Ohio developed a control chart using Medicaid claims data that assesses the number of screening claims (96110 and 96111) for children at one and two years of age. The state plans on tracking data quarterly and annotating the chart to assess how changes have impacted screening and its documentation. Ohio is also discussing chart review to measure and analyze data at the individual practice level and compare this with claims data, as a way to confirm the validity of these methods.

  • Developmental Screening Initiative New Mexico Chart Audit Tool (and Evaluation Tool)

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    (New Mexico ABCD Project December 2008) Chart audit tool used in New Mexico as a source for measurement data. Chart review is performed at baseline and one-month visits.

  • “Creciendo Juntos” Chart Review Process

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    (Puerto Rico ABCD Screening Academy “Creciendo Juntos” Project) Description of preferred chart review process of children eligible for the ABCD Screening project, 2008.

  • Health Check QI Abstract

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    Results on an intervention to improve screening rates in primary care practices using the ASQ

    WV HealthCheck QI Abstract

  • Introducing Electronic Screening Tools for Developmental Delay into Pediatric Primary Care: Effects on Screening Documentation

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    Evaluation of an electronic screening intervention for Medicaid enrollees

  • Mississippi Pre-K Collaboratives: A Study of Developmental Screening

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    Results of a study of the developmental status of children entering public pre-K

  • Improving Health Outcomes for Children (IHOC) First STEPS Phase II Initiative: Improving Developmental, Autism, and Lead Screening for Children Final Evaluation Report

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    Carolyn Gray, Kimberley Fox, and Martha Elbaum Williamson (2013).  This report assesses changes in developmental, autism, and lead screening rates and evidence-based office processes in IHOC initiative practices. It summarizes lessons in implementing practice changes and challenges in using CHIPRA and IHOC measures at the practice-level to inform quality improvement.