Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, 2015. Arizona is implementing a Performance Improvement Project to demonstrate a statistically significant increase in the number and percent of children screened for risk of developmental, behavioral, and social delays using a standardized screening tool.
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.
Paul Young. (UPIQ, 2004). PowerPoint presentation on models for improvement for Social-Emotional Screening
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.
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.
This informational notice from IL DPA to practitioners outlines screening protocols for perinatal depression and provides information on DPA’s initiation of reimbursement for screening for perinatal depression and information about consultation services available to providers.
Katherine Murray, Andrew Barnes, Marjorie Ireland, et al. (Minnesota ABCD Project, 2006). This study assesses the specific techniques and instruments primary care pediatricians and family practitioners use to detect emotional and behavioral problems and describes their beliefs about the prevalence of these problems and barriers to universal screening. (From Abstract.)
Iowa’s ABCD II Healthy Mental Development Initiative. (2006). This draft document (for review by providers) is a set of recommendations for protocols and tools to help providers implement standards of care that will appropriately identify developmental and social-emotional concerns in children from birth through 3 years who participate in Medicaid.
The resource can be used by providers to ensure that children who require developmental and physical supports are identified early and referred to services. It provides an age-specific format for the clinical examination that emphasizes developmental milestones and provides anticipatory guidance.