Category: Quality in Practice

  • Developmental Screening is an Important Part of Well Care: How Can we Really Make it Happen? Basic Principles for Practice Change in the Real World.

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    Dana Ploof and Sara Hamel (AAP Section on Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics, June 2002). Summary of general principles and a process planning approach for instituting change in primary care practice.

  • Handbook of Early Childhood Intervention

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    Jack Shonkoff, ed. (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2000). Textbook on child development, assessment, and early intervention.

  • The Basics of Quality Improvement

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    Paul Young. (UPIQ, 2004). PowerPoint presentation on models for improvement for Social-Emotional Screening

  • Enhancing Child Development Services in Medicaid Managed Care: A BCAP Toolkit

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    Purvi Kobawala Smith (Center for Health Care Strategies, October 2005). Toolkit to help managed care plans design and evaluate projects to improve developmental services for Medicaid enrollees.

  • Measure of Whether a Parent-Completed Standardized Developmental-Behavioral Screening Tool Was Administered

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    CAHMI, 2006. Instructions for gathering consistent, accurate data on whether a standardized screen was completed in the previous 12 months for children aged 0-36 months.

  • Parenting During Depression: A Guide for Clinicians

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    Utah ABCD Project (2006) This pamphlet provides counseling tips for clinicians who work with parents exhibiting symptoms of or diagnosed with depression.

  • Mental Health Screening for Primary Care Flowchart

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    Central Pediatrics, St. Paul, Minnesota. (April 12, 2006). This flowchart provides a visual model for practice redesign to support incorporating mental health screening into clinic processes.

  • Baseline Medical Chart Review Specifications

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    This is a document developed by Oregon for health plans participating in the Medicaid managed care ABCD III performance improvement project. It details the processes for sampling and auditing charts for information about developmental screening/concerns, referral to Early Intervention (EI), and feedback from EI.

  • OPIP Coaching Presentation: Using the 96110 Code for Developmental Screening: Options and Issues to Consider

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    TA document to assist providers in billing for developmental screening using CPT code 96110