(Maryland ABCD Project, 2007) Criteria agreed upon by the Maryland Screening Tool Selection Committee for the purpose of choosing a list of approved tools for general developmental screening for use in the Maryland Healthy Kids Program (EPSDT). This resource also lists tools selected for review based on those criteria.
(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 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.
Fact sheet presents background information about developmental screening, recommended tools, referral and follow-up, and billing under the Child & Teen Checkup (EPSDT) program.
Presents information about the most commonly used screening instruments by Minnesota clinicians: the ASQ-3, PEDS, ASQ-SE, and PSC
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.
Web site provides information on all aspects of developmental screening under EPSDT in Minnesota, including recommended forms, billing, referral, and training.