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Applied Management Sciences. 1976. A pretest-posttest analysis of Medicaid utilization and cost data for evaluation of EPSDT impact on Medicaid: Methodological report. Silver Spring, MD: Applied Management Sciences, 20 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 38).

This report examines methods for a study of the effects of Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) program screening on medical care utilization and costs, using data between 1974 and February 1977 in two unnamed states.

Irwin PH. 1980. A study of the process, effectiveness and costs of the EPSDT program in Southeastern Pennsylvania Part III: Interim report explanatory effectiveness analysis. Philadelphia, PA: Philadelphia Health Management Corporation, 109 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 144).

This document reports on a study of preventive services through the analysis of existing data from child health screening services (EPSDT) in southeastern Pennsylvania, including a description, a model, and attempts to explain variations in efficiency within the program. Topics include outreach, risk identification and reduction, and impact.

Irwin PH, Conroy-Hughes R. 1980. A study of the process, effectiveness and costs of the EPSDT program in Southeastern Pennsylvania: Final report. Philadelphia, PA: Philadelphia Health Management Corporation, 260 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 148).

This report describes results of a study that addressed the issues of preventive services through the analysis of existing data from child health screening services (Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment--EPSDT) in southeastern Pennsylvania. It describes the EPSDT system and reports on outreach (implementation); risk identification (efficacy); risk reduction (effectiveness). A technical appendix describes the methodology, including data description, conceptional modeling, and explanatory effectiveness analysis.

Irwin PH, Pellegrini SG, Conroy-Hughes R. 1979. A study of the process, effectiveness, and costs of the EPSDT program in southeastern Pennsylvania: Second interim report--Conceptual modeling. Philadelphia, PA: Philadelphia Health Management Corporation, 60 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 143).

This report provides a theoretical conceptual model of the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) Program in southeastern Pennsylvania, looking at the components of the administration of EPSDT and the interrelationships of these components. It focuses on outreach and performance measures.

Applied Management Sciencesurl verified 7/8/16 OKP. 1976. Assessment of EPSDT practices and costs: Best practices report. Silver Spring, MD: Applied Management Sciences, ca 150 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 39).

This report describes and analyses the best practices components identified from a review of the EPSDT program in six sample states and 18 localities and presents recommendations.

Miller HM with Levine D, Scovill R, Charpentier P. 1976. Assessment of EPSDT practices and costs: Final report. Silver Spring, MD: Applied Management Sciences, 21 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 40).

This report describes the results of assessments of three concerns in EPSDT: barriers to full implementation of the EPSDT program; best practice methodologies for screening and case management activities; and the impact of EPSDT on state Medicaid budgets.

Miller H, Levine D, Scovill R, Charpentier PR. 1976 (report), 1978 (summary). Assessment of EPSDT practices and costs: Final report. Silver Spring, MD: Applied Management Sciences, 2 v, (Hiscock Collection; no. 125, 126).

This executive summary and final report examine the impact of the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) program on state Medicaid utilization rates and program costs, using data from the pre-screening year (1974), the year of screening (1975), and the year following screening (1976). The report categorizes the states by type but does not name them.

Miller H, Levine D. 1976. Assessment of EPSDT practices and costs: Report on the Cost Impact of EPSDT Program. Silver Spring, MD: Applied Management Services, 186 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 42).

This report describes the impact of EPSDT on utilization and expenditures of medical services under Medicaid; impact of EPSDT on local site costs, state administrative costs, and total Medicaid costs; and the reliability and validity of the study findings.

Applied Management Sciences. 1975. Barrier assessment report: Assessment of EPSDT practices and costs. Silver Spring, MD: Applied Management Sciences, 63 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 41).

This report examines major barriers to the EPSDT program, including identification, classification by type and by origin, assessment according to impact, and recommendations for resolving them.

Community Health Foundation. 1977. Cost impact study of the North Dakota EPSDT program. Evanston, IL: Community Health Foundation, 52 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 50).

This report describes the cost impact of EPSDT on the utilization and expenditures for medical services under Medicaid and on total Medicaid expenditures in North Dakota during the demonstration phase.

Dickson HD. 1978. EPSDT diagnosis and treatment costs: A five-state survey. San Antonio, TX: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Health Services Research Institute, 168 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 22).

This report provides program planners for child health assessment programs data about the Medicaid treatment expenditures paid in behalf of children screened and referred for treatment under the Title XIX Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) program. The states covered were Texas, Michigan, Iowa, Tennessee and California. Topics include the methodology of the project; the impact of EPSDT referrals on overall medicaid costs for children under 21; analysis of children with high cost conditions in their Medicaid files; and screen-related costs.

Quigg TL with Norris D, Davies J, Snipes E, Miller P. 1976. Human Services Community Planning Assistance Project: Model project update. [no place, NC]: Kerr-Tar Regional Council of Governments, 28 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 55).

This report describes a project to make available to local human service agency directors, county managers, locally elected officials and Department of Human Resources personnel the tools and information needed to undertake objective human service planning for Title XX (Social Services Block Grant) and other services in North Carolina. It describes goal-oriented planning as a method for setting agency budgets.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General. 1997. Medicaid managed care and EPSDT. Chicago, IL: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General, 24 pp, (Hiscock Collection; related).

This report summarizes the scope, methodology, and results of a study undertaken to determine how well Medicaid managed care plans deliver timely Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) services to eligible children. Following recommendations, accompanying appendices include a variance table and comments on the report from the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) and the Assistant Secretary for Health.

Foltz AM. n.d. The development of ambiguous federal policy: Early and periodic screening, diagnosis, and treatment (EPSDT). Milbank Memorial Fund Quarterly Health Soc. 53(1):35-64 Winter 1975, (Hiscock Collection; no. 98).

    Britt AE, Dickson HD, Bradley JL. 1974. The Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment program: A twenty year cost/benefit analysis. San Antonio, TX: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Health Services Research Institute, 28 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 51).

    This document reports on a study taken to ascertain the potential cost/benefits of an effective EPSDT program on a national scale. It discusses potential benefits (savings) through reduced mortality of infants and children through age 21, reduced rehabilitation costs for chronic diseases, reduced physician visit costs through correction of chronic conditions, and reduced costs of hospitalization. EPSDT program costs are also discussed.