Document Type

Report

Publication Date

3-1-2013

Keywords

Immunization Programs - Maine, Immunization - MaineCare, Immunization Rates - Maine

Abstract

This evalution report, authored by research staff at the USM Muskie School, assesses the change in immunization rates in participating pediatric and family practices that serve a high volume of children insured by MaineCare (Maine's Medicaid system). The authors also summarize lessons learned in implementing changes in practices and challenges in using the immunization measures at the practice-level to inform quality improvement.

Comments

Project: CHIPRA Cat C Yr3

Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act

These contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government. The views expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of either the Department or the School.

Funding Organization or Grant

!is work was conducted under a Cooperative Agreement between the Maine Department of Health and Human Services and the Muskie School of Public Service at the University of Southern Maine and is funded under grant CFDA 93.767 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) authorized by Section 401(d) of the Child Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (CHIPRA).

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