Self-Directed Budget Enhances Access to Home Health and Other Needed Services, Resulting in Fewer Unmet Needs, Better Health Outcomes, and High Satisfaction for Medicaid Beneficiaries
A program known as Cash & Counseling gives Medicaid enrollees a monthly allowance for home care and related services that they can spend at their own discretion, leading to enhanced access to services, fewer unmet needs, improved health outcomes, and high levels of beneficiary satisfaction.
Hospital-Based Pediatric Clinic Increases Access to Dental Care and Improves Oral Health for Low-Income Children and Children With Disabilities
A hospital-based outpatient pediatric dental clinic improves access to dental care and oral health for low-income children and children with disabilities.
Parent Consultants Help Families Who Have Children With Special Needs Access Needed Services, Leading to Lower Health Care Utilization and Costs
The Pediatric Practice Enhancement Project places parent consultants in primary care practices to help families with special needs children navigate the health care system and access community-based psychosocial and financial services.
Pediatric Center Offers Coordinated, Culturally Appropriate Services, Increasing Access to Comprehensive Care for Low-Income Children With Special Health Care Needs
A pediatric center provides comprehensive, coordinated services within a primary care medical home for low-income and immigrant children with special health care needs.
Nonprofit Organization Enhances Access to Medical and Dental Care for Those With Disabilities by Helping Them Overcome Their Fears
A nonprofit organization enhances access to medical, dental, and personal care for individuals with disabilities by training them to overcome their fears, offering procedures by trained providers, sponsoring patient education programs, and training local health care professionals on caring for those with disabilities.
Toolkits for Children and Youth With Special Health Care Needs
This series of toolkits offers tips and tools that families and providers could use to support quality improvement within systems of care for children and youth with special health care needs.
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
This Web site provides information to the Nation on children and youth with disabilities.
Down Syndrome Fact Sheet
This fact sheet for parents provides information about Down syndrome.
Effective Health Care Program: Research Summaries for Consumers, Clinicians, and Policymakers
These research summaries, for consumers, clinicians, and policymakers, provide information about the benefits and risks of different treatments for different health conditions.
Participant Experience Survey: Mental Retardation/Developmental Disabilities (MR/DD) Version
This survey solicits feedback from program participants with mental retardation or developmental disabilities about the services and supports they receive under the Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services waiver program.