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Infographic: Financial Hardship in Families Raising CYSHCN

The Catalyst Center has created a one-page infographic illustrating important elements of financial hardship in families raising children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN). This is one page in an upcoming series of infographics exploring key focus areas in the world of health care financing and coverage for CYSHCN. These one-pagers are a visually appealing and easy way to share information about the system of care for CYSHCN with stakeholders. Resources for further exploration about family  financial hardship are listed at the bottom of the infographic.
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Insure Kids Now Webinar: Outreach and Enrollment Strategies to Reach Rural Communities

Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 1:00 p.m - 2:30 p.m. EDT, join the Connecting Kids to Coverage National Campaign for a webinar about strategies and best practices for reaching eligible families in rural communities.

Families living in rural communities are disproportionately uninsured compared to those from urban and suburban areas across the country. The Connecting Kids to Coverage National Campaign works closely with partners and community-based organizations who specialize in conducting outreach specifically in rural communities, helping eligible families overcome barriers and gain access to Medicaid and CHIP. This webinar will take a closer look at health care in Rural America, featuring representatives from national and local partner organizations who specialize in rural health outreach and enrollment.
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State EPSDT Reports

These American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) state-specific reports provide detailed information about each state Medicaid program's Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) benefit and how this compares to the AAP/ Bright Futures 4th edition guidelines and recommendations. 

The reports also outline the state's quality performance information on pediatric preventive care measures reported to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in 2016, as well as best practices. These profiles can be used to: compare visit/screening recommendations, review your state's definition of medical necessity, examine your state's use of quality measures and performance, evaluate your state's promising practices, and consider next steps.
AIM Implementation Road Map E-learning Module
About the Catalyst Center
This project (U1TMC31757) is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $500,000, with no financing by nongovernmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government; Project Officer Sarah Beth McLellan.