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Hass G, Scovell M. 1977. A guide to administration, diagnosis and treatment for the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment Program (EPSDT) under Medicaid. Evanston, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 75 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 61).

This guide for state and local agencies and providers covers the need for the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) program, resources, organization of services, cost and program evaluation, recommendations for preventive care, and problem management.

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.

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.

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.

U.S. Health Care Financing Administration, Medicaid/Medicare Management Institute. 1979. Catalogue of state materials. Baltimore, MD: U.S. Health Care Financing Administration, Medicaid/Medicare Management Institute, 27 pp, (Hiscock Collection; related).

This catalogue lists health program management materials compiled by state agencies, including titles related to the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) program.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General. 1996. Children's dental services under Medicaid: Access and utilization. [San Francisco, CA]: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General, 48 pp, (Hiscock Collection; related).

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This report presents the results of an assessment of the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment (EPSDT) dental services program. The report indicates reasons why many children are not receiving the oral health care they need and reviews various state initiatives to improve access and utilization. Included in the report is background information on EPSDT and the goals of Oral Health 2000, a component of Healthy People 2000. The report describes the evaluation methodology, presents its findings, and includes recommendations for future modifications.

Manela R,with Anderson R, Lauffer A. 1977. Delivering EPSDT services: Outreach and follow-up in Medicaid's program of early and periodic screening diagnosis and treatment. Washington, DC: U.S. Health Care Financing Administration, 57 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 72).

This document is one of six information booklets with accompanying training materials for the Medicaid Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) program. it covers states in the delivery of EPSDT services; removing obstacles to participation; outreach: identifying, informing and involving potential clients; follow-up with clients; and principles and illustrations of effective client contact.

U.S. Health Care Financing Administration, Bureau of Program Operations, Child Health Staff. 1982. Effective practices: State developed technology. [Washington, DC?]: U.S. Health Care Financing Administration, Bureau of Program Operations, Child Health Staff, 354 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 155).

This document reports on a study to identify administrative and service delivery practices which have fostered and improved program implementation and promoted the intent of EPSDT. It describes effective practices in program design; outreach and informing; case management; and screening, diagnosis, and treatment.

Joseph A Davis Consultants and Control Analysis Corporatin. [1974]. Final report: The review of states' opinions of MMIS (Medicaid Management Information Systems). New York, NY: Joseph A. Davis Consultants; Palo Alto, CA: Control Analysis Corporation, 144 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 139).

This report presents results of a study of Medicaid Managment Information Systems, an information and claims processing system designed to improve the control and management of a state's Title XIX Program (grants to states for medical assistance programs, including Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program). The study surveyed states regarding better implementation of MMIS.

Anderson J, Caftel B, Bryson A. 1977, second printing1978. Implementing the child health assessment program: A step by step guide for community organizations. Berkeley, CA: National Economic Development Law Project, 164 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 134).

This manual provides a reference guide to implementing a health screening program for children in the community. It is written for community groups, community development corporations, legal assistance persons, providers, and others to help them foster progress in meeting the health needs of impoverished children and establish a community-based program that offers economic potential. It covers the basics of EPSDT, educating organization staff, recruiting a provider, obtaining a screening contract with the state, legal framewok and organization, the content of the screening package, location, equipment, training, outreach, follow-up and record-keeping, legal issues, costs, and WIC.

Gilliard, ME. 1976. Medicaid for the young: The Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment Program in the South. Atlanta, GA: Southern Regional Council, Southern Governmental Monitoring Project, 61 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 81).

This report describes a study by the Southern Governmental Monitoring Project that examined the implementation of EPSDT in 23 communities in the eleven southern states since it was authorized in 1967. Recommendations for improvement are included.

U.S. Medicaid Bureau, Region IX. 1979. Medicaid state management report: California state assessment, August, 1978-March 1979 Summary of major findings and recommendations. [San Francisco, CA] : U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Health Care Financing Administration, Medicaid Bureau, Region IX, ca 550 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 119).

This report describes the findings of an assessment of California's Medi-Cal program, including an overview, problem areas, and recommendations for solutions and/or improvement. Topics include administration and management; eligibility; provider relations; reimbursements; Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT); utilization control; claims processing; third party liability; long term care; family planning; and prepaid health plans and health maintenance organizations.

O'Connor ME, Campbell WD; U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Health Care Financing Administration. 1979. Planning and managing the Early Periodic, Diagnosis and Treatment Program at the state level. Evanston, IL: Community Health Foundation, 129 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 118).

This manual for health and welfare departments at the state and local level is based on experiences in providing technical assistance to EPSDT programs. It covers administrative issues, planning and setting objectives, the screening package and periodicity schedule, outreach and case management, private provider participation, program evaluation, and planning for change. Also included are a suggested reading list, a framework for program analysis, and a screening resource assessment guide.

U.S. Medical Services Administration. 1976. Program administration and management: South Carolina. Washington, DC: U.S. Medical Services Administration, 7 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 55; EPSDT in action: Positive program practices).

This first issue of the EPSDT in Action series is designed as technical assistance to share best practices among states' Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment programs. It summarizes these features of the South Carolina program: organization, management, and administration; planning, policy development and program implementation; definition, identification, and notification of eligibles; case management/tracking system; screening package and periodicity; organization of clinic services; provider resources for diagnosis and treatment; dental treatment; reimbursement mechanism/program costs; transportation; and evaluation.

Health Information Designs. 1979. Study of issues concerning CHAP implementation: Administrative progress report-4, Final methodology, analysis plan and OMB clearance package. Washington, DC: Health Information Designs, 49 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 103).

This report provides the study methodology and related materials for a study of the Child Health Assurance Program/EPSDT at the national level, including interviews with selected states and a national mail survey.

Manela R, Feingold E, Meyer R, Lauffer A. 1977. The administrative organization of EPSDT. Washington, DC: U.S. Health Care Financing Administration, 15 pp, (Hiscock Collection; no. 69).

This document is one of six information booklets with accompanying training materials for the Medicaid Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) program. It covers EPSDT at the national, state, and local level.

Wallace H, Goldstein H, Oglesby AC. 1972. The health and medical care of children under Title 19 (Medicaid). Berkeley, CA: University of California at Berkeley, Maternal and Child Health Program, 23 pp, (Hiscock Collection; related).

This paper, presented at the 1972 annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, examines the extent to which federal regulations pertaining to early and periodic screening, diagnosis, and treatment of individuals under 21 years of age provided for by a state plan for medical assistance under Title 19 have been implemented; designates areas of care where considerable progress has been made; and identifies those areas of care requiring additional emphasis. The data for this study was provided by a survey form sent to state commissioners of welfare, state directors of maternal and child health, and Crippled Children's Programs. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]