Spurring Innovation: The Role of Child Health Policy
Nemours, AcademyHealth, and the AcademyHealth Child Health Services Research Interest Group convened an expert group of diverse stakeholders across the child health field in March 2018 to identify a near term agenda of the areas of greatest opportunity for innovation in child health policy.
This report reflects the discussion of child health policy experts at a March 2018 meeting and lays out current policy opportunities and barriers as well as recommendations for each of the following focus areas:
- Medicaid and Child Health Insurance Program (CHIP) delivery and payment reforms to promote transformation and address social determinants;
- Consumer digital health (including telehealth);
- Precision medicine in pediatrics; and
- Opioid addiction and neonatal abstinence syndrome.