Care of Children and Adolescents in U.S. Hospitals. AHRQ 04-0004
P. Owens, J. Thompson, A. Elixhauser, et al., HCUP Fact Book 4, October 2003, 52 pp. Examines hospital care for children using HCUP Kids' Inpatient Database. Provides in-depth analyses of why children and adolescents are hospitalized, what types of procedures children receive, who is billed for children?s hospital stays, and disparities in outcomes and use of services, among other topics.
Child Health Toolbox: Measuring Performance in Child Health Programs. AHRQ 01-0025
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, revised June 2004. Describes in a four-panel brochure an on-line resource to help policymakers, program directors, and their staffs measure how well child health programs perform. Explains that the Child Health Toolbox introduces quality measures being used in Medicaid, State Children's Health Insurance Plans, and Title V programs, and that it may also be useful to health care consumers, advocates, and providers.
Do SCHIP Enrollees Stay Insured? AHRQ 08-0057
K. VanLandeghem, C. Brach. CHIRI Issue Brief No. 7, May 2008, 6 pp. Summarizes findings from a Child Health Insurance Research Initiative (CHIRI) project that studied patterns of insurance coverage for low-income children enrolled in the State Children?s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) in Kansas and New York.
Does SCHIP Benefit All Low-Income Children? AHRQ 05-0010
K. VanLandeghem, C. Brach. CHIRI Issue Brief No. 4, December 2004, 6 pp. Discusses how the State Children's Health Insurance Program affects access to and satisfaction with care for new enrollees, including vulnerable children and adolescents with special health care needs.
Impact of Primary Care Case Management (PCCM) Implementation on Medicaid and SCHIP AHRQ 09-0020
K. VanLandeghem, C. Brach. CHIRI Issue Brief No. 8, March 2009, 6 pp. Summarizes findings from a Child Health Insurance Research Initiative (CHIRI?) study of the impact of implementing primary care case management (PCCM) systems in Alabama and Georgia. PCCM systems aim to increase use of well-child and primary care in physicians? office while decreasing use of specialists and emergency departments.
SCHIP Enrollees With Special Health Care Needs and Access to Care. AHRQ 06-0051
K. VanLandeghem, J. Boney, C. Brach, et al., CHIRI Issue Brief No. 5, July 2006, 6 pp. Summarizes case studies of five States with a separate State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) to determine whether children with special health care needs experienced problems in accessing health care services in SCHIP programs with limits and/or exclusions in coverage design.
Smoking in the Home and Children's Health AHRQ 08-R050
S. Hill, L. Liang, Tobacco Control, 17:February, 32-37. Estimates for young children the annual excess health service use, expenditures, and disability bed days for respiratory conditions associated with exposure to smoking in the home in the United States.