NASHP Brief: Supporting Healthy Child Development through Medical Homes: Strategies from ABCD III States

Tuesday Nov 13, 2012 12:31 pm EST

Through Assuring Better Child Health and Development (ABCD) III, Arkansas, Illinois, Minnesota, Oklahoma, and Oregon have developed and tested models to improve care coordination for children with or at risk of developmental delay.  The medical home has been a key mechanism in their improvement efforts. This brief draws from these states’ experiences to outline opportunities and lessons for state policy makers to consider in order to strengthen medical home initiatives by explicitly addressing the needs of children.

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