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The National Alliance to Lead Transition Payment Roundtable

The Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health recently funded The National Alliance to lead an expert committee of public and private payers and health plan leaders to develop recommendations and action steps for advancing payment innovations in pediatric-to-adult transition care. This one-year effort will result in strategic guidance to build high-level support among payers and plans to incorporate transition into payment innovations and to encourage the recognition of transition-related services in both pediatric and adult care settings.

State Title V Health Care Transition Performance Objectives and Strategies: Current Snapshot and Suggestions

Report: Got Transition offers specific recommendations for evidence-informed objectives and strategies for the 32 states that have selected transition as one of their priorities over the next five years.

Aligning National Title V Performance Measures on Transition, Medical Home, Preventive Care, and Insurance: Suggested Strategies for States

Report: Got Transition offers strategies to state Title V agencies and their partners on linking performance improvements and innovations for transition from pediatric to adult health care with medical home, adolescent well care, well care for women, and adequate health insurance.

The National Alliance Receives Grant to Improve Transition in DC

The National Alliance had been awarded a new grant by the DC Department of Health to expand health care transition training, services, and consumer leadership in Wards 7 and 8. As part of the grant, the National Alliance will partner with the DC Community Health Administration, the DC Department of Behavioral Health, MedStar Georgetown’s School Based Health Center at Anacostia High School, Health Services for Children with Special Needs, and the DC Department of Health Care Finance.

The Promise and Potential of Adolescent Engagement in Health

Commentary: A new youth engagement measurement tool that examines health access and self-efficacy fills an important gap in consumer education research for adolescents.

Pediatric to Adult Transition: A Quality Improvement Model for Primary Care

Article: Quality improvement using the Six Core Elements of Health Care Transition resulted in the development of a systematic clinical transition process in pediatric and adult academic primary care practices.

Measuring the “Triple Aim” in Transition Care: A Systematic Review

Article: Transition interventions are inconsistently evaluated in terms of their impact on population health, patient experience, and cost of care.

Incorporating the Six Core Elements of Health Care Transition Into a Medicaid Managed Care Plan: Lessons Learned From a Pilot Project

Article: Health care transition model, using the Six Core Elements of Health Care Transition, was successfully piloted in a managed care plan.

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