Tuesday, January 06, 2009

Massachusetts' Medicaid requiring mental screening of well kids

http://www.pediatricnews.com/article/S0031-398X(08)70194-2/abstract

Volume 42, Issue 4, Page 41 (April 2008) Mental Health Screening
Required in Massachusetts JANE ANDERSON (Contributing Writer)

MassHealth, Massachusetts' Medicaid program, has begun requiring primary
care doctors and nurses to use a standardized behavioral health
screening tool at every well-child visit for children under the age of
21.

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