Promising Practices in Medicaid and SCHIP
CMS displays profiles of promising practices states have implemented in Medicaid and State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) to improve the quality of children’s heath care on their website. Optimal is assisting CMS in identifying new promising practices and developing profiles that can be shared through the CMS website. Optimal conducted interviews with CMS experts to identify 9 states and met with state agency staff in those nine states to identify practices that meet CMS’ definition of a promising practice. Optimal is conducting follow-up interviews with the state staff and reviewing documentation to write the new profiles.