Each year millions of children miss immunizations, screenings and well visits despite the lifelong benefits of preventive care in childhood. The Affordable Care Act expands coverage of all preventive services recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics in the Bright Futures guidelines. Yet a recent survey found that 57 percent of families are still unaware that these benefits are available free of charge through their health plans.
This webinar explored private and public health plan strategies for improving parental education on preventive care and supporting and encouraging providers in ensuring their young patients receive recommended preventive services.
Speakers covered the following:
Learn more, download the presentation slides, and access the video at: http://www.nashp.org/ensuring-bright-futures-for-our-nations-children-health-plan-strategies-for-improving-pediatric-preventive-care/