Medical Home for Adolescents: Low Attainment Rates for Those With Mental Health Problems and Other Vulnerable Groups
This 2012 study by researchers in the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine examined the current rates of medical home attainment for adolescents. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that all children and adolescents receive care in a medical home, which the AAP defines as an environment in which care is accessible, continuous, comprehensive,
This brief examines major issues in health insurance and preventive services affecting adolescents and young adults, as implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act proceeds.
This 2012 brief, created by the Center for Adolescent Health & the Law (CAHL) and NAHIC, discusses gains in private insurance coverage for young adults over the past two years and describes other provisions ACA that will further expand health insurance coverage and improve access to preventive services for this age group.
This review of existing preventive health guidelines for adolescents and adults recommends the establishment of “Young Adult Preventive Care Guidelines” that reflect the current evidence-based recommendations that overlap with the young adult age group.
This recent study by NAHIC staff investigated whether providers target adolescent preventive screening on the basis of BMI status, with a focus on overweight adolescents, given recent guidelines.
This study examines the potential role of the health care system in the successful transition to young adulthood for all adolescents, with emphasis on adolescents with special health care needs (ASHCN).
This 2010 brief, created by the Center of Adolescent Health and the Law (CAHL) and NAHIIC, reviews major provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act highlighting those of greatest significance for these young people.
This paper uses the 2001–2004 Medical Expenditures Panel Survey to examine rates of past-year adolescent time alone with a clinician by visit type, and among youths with a preventive visit, examined age, gender, and race/ethnicity differences.
This fact sheet provides an analysis of the major health care reform bills before the House and Senate as of November 2009.
This 2009 paper assesses primary care providers’ rates of screening for emotional distress among adolescent patients and argues that primary care clinicians/systems need to better utilize the primary care visit to screen adolescents for emotional health.