How Are CHIPRA Quality Demonstration States Working to Improve Adolescent Health Care?

Agencies & Departments : 
Department of Health and Human Services, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

This article describes the work of 18 states, funded by the Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 (CHIPRA) Quality Demonstration Grant Program, to improve the quality of health care for children enrolled in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program. The barriers the states have encountered and strategies to address these barriers are discussed. The article also suggests actions that states can take to enhance adolescent health care. Learn more.