NASHP-Health IT, Quality Reporting and Medicaid Well Child Benefits: An Assessment of Progress and Potential in D.C.

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According to the National Academy for State Health Policy, recent developments indicate the emergence of a national framework for quality oversight and improvement in children’s health. At the same time, investment in health information technology and exchange is creating state HIT/HIE infrastructure based on EHR-driven clinical data capacity. This report, commissioned by the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, details the opportunities available to the District of Columbia – and potentially other states as well - to use this emerging quality framework and HIT/HIE infrastructure to enhance the quality and oversight of Medicaid EPSDT benefits.

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Date: Jul 2011
Author: Kitty Purington, Lynn Dierkerand Michael Stanek