Emerging Practice

Medical Home Portal

State/Jurisdiction: Nevada New Mexico Rhode Island Utah
Setting: Community
Population: CYSHCN
Topic Area: Care Coordination
NPMs: NPM 11: Medical Home

The Medical Home Portal provides a one-stop-shop for information related to supporting children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) and their families in its partner states – each with their own Medical Home Portal site that includes a directory of relevant service providers in their state (or region), along with the content and resources found on all of the states’ and the Nationwide (www) sites. The Medical Home Portal includes information and resources for families about caring and advocating for CYSHCN from birth through transition-to-adulthood; detailed information and tools to help clinicians care for children with any of over 60 diagnoses/conditions and responding to positive newborn screening tests, and, information and resources to support parents and the care team in partnering to improve care and outcomes for CYSHCN in the Medical Home model.

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