Category: Medicaid/CHIP Policy Guidance

  • Partners and Providers Page, MHCP Provider Manual, Children’s Therapeutic Services and Supports (CTSS)

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    (Minnesota ABCD Project, 2006) This section of the Minnesota Health Care Programs Manual details the CTSS program, including eligibility requirements and covered services. Minnesota improved program coverage by creating CTSS, which provides mental health services to children with an emotional disturbance.

  • Minnesota Department of Human Services Managed Care Contract

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    (Minnesota ABCD Project, 2007) This resource outlines policy improvements made during the ABCD project to Managed Care Contracts. Section 7.10.6 of the contract set financial incentives for implementation of standardized developmental and mental health screening with use of appropriate code by participating Managed Care Organization providers in Medicaid.

  • Developmental Surveillance and Screening: C&TC Fact Sheet for Primary Care Providers

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    Fact sheet presents background information about developmental screening, recommended tools, referral and follow-up, and billing under the Child & Teen Checkup (EPSDT) program.

  • Instruments at a Glance for Minnesota Clinics and Providers

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    Presents information about the most commonly used screening instruments by Minnesota clinicians: the ASQ-3, PEDS, ASQ-SE, and PSC

    Instruments for Providers at a Glance

  • All Instruments at a Glance: Developmental and Social-Emotional Screening Instruments for Young Children in Minnesota

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    Matrix presenting basic information about 11 tools for developmental and social-emotional screening for young children

  • Improving the Delivery of Health Care that Supports Young Children’s Healthy Mental Development

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    Neva Kaye, Jill Rosenthal. (Portland, ME: National Academy for State Health Policy, February 2008). This report details the results of the 3-year project, Assuring Better Child Health and Development (ABCD II) Consortium. The five states that participated in the second ABCD project were successful in improving child development services, increasing the rate of identification of children in need of developmental services, and improving the likelihood that those identified with a potential need received appropriate follow-up services.

  • Developmental and Social-emotional screening of young children (0-5) in Minnesota

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    Web site provides information on all aspects of developmental screening under EPSDT in Minnesota, including recommended forms, billing, referral, and training.