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75 results found in Topic: Federal Policies

resources Leveraging the Every Student Succeeds Act to Support Student Health and Wellness in Tennessee
2020 Tennessee

This case study highlights Tennessee’s work to leverage the nation’s education law, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), to support the critical connection between health and learning. Tennessee’s inclusion of health and wellness in its ESSA plan and the guidance developed to support district-level implementation provide best practices and lessons learned for states striving to support student health and wellness through education policy and practice.

resources The Current Landscape of School District and Charter Policies the Support Healthy School, School Year 2017-2019

A new report provides administrators and policymakers with important data on how local education agencies, such as public school districts and charters, use policy to build healthy schools in accordance with the CDC's Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child framework.

resources Expanding Substance Use Prevention and Early Intervention in Schools: A Toolkit

This toolkit provides information and resources to mobilize communities to expand school-based services for substance use prevention and early intervention.

resources Health in All Policies: Exploring the Role of Three Federal Departments in Influencing Health

This report explores how three executive branch departments-the U.S. Department of Education, U.S. Department of Treasury, and U.S. Department of Labor-currently implement a Health in All Policies approach. The report includes recommendations around increasing access to school health providers.

resources Additional CMS Data and Oversight Needed to Help Ensure Children Receive Health Care Services

GAO was asked to examine the extent to which Medicaid beneficiaries aged 20 and under receive health care services under the EPSDT benefit. The report offers six recommendations to CMS for improving oversight of beneficiaries’ receipt of necessary services and screenings.

resources Guidance to States and Schools Systems on Addressing Mental Health and Substance Use Issues in Schools

This guidance includes examples of approaches for mental health and substance use disorders related treatment services in schools and describes some of the Medicaid state plan benefits and other Medicaid authorities that states may use to cover mental health and SUD related treatment services.

resources School Health as a Strategy to Improve Both Public Health and Education

This review is written for health and education audiences. It integrates recent research and developments in relationships among health, education, and economic outcomes; health and education systems; the school health program; cross-disciplinary collaboration; local, state, national, and international infrastructures and strategies; implementation science; and relevant academic research, training, and service.

resources Understanding the Role of Random Moment Time Study in School Based Medicaid Programs
July 16, 2019 Presentation PDF

Melinda Hollinshead, Public Consulting Group

resources Opportunities in Medicaid to Improve Access to Behavioral Health Care for Children and Youth
July 16, 2019 Presentation PDF

Kirsten Beronio, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

resources Understanding the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment Benefit

This webinar provides an overview of the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment Benefit (EPSDT) requirements.