This report summarizes NICHQ's learnings and impact from the Improving Follow-Up to Newborn Hearing Screening by Working Through the Medical Home project, which sought to improve the long term outcomes for children with hearing loss by strengthening follow up to newborn hearing screenings.
Opportunities for States to Improve Women’s Health and Birth Outcomes through Medicaid Incentives for Effective Contraceptive Use and Postpartum Care
This issue brief details state Medicaid models that provide incentives for the use of effective contraception to support healthy, planned births. Additionally, the brief includes examples of state strategies to improve postpartum follow-up to monitor mothers' physical and emotional health, as well as start discussions about birth spacing and future pregnancy plans.
This issue brief details the effectiveness of progesterone in preventing preterm births for at-risk women, the current barriers to progesterone access and how some state Medicaid agencies are creating new reimbursement models to make it more readily available.
The ADHD toolkit established standards for the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD.