This program connects children and youth in foster care to a pediatric medical home by creating structured partnerships between local Departments of Social Services, primary care providers, and a multidisciplinary network of pediatric health professionals.


Implementation Insights:

  • Create formal written agreements between organizations that care for children and youth.
  • Create standardized documentation that can be used by multiple health professionals.
  • Provide a variety of technical assistance and educational offerings to support local implementation of the foster care medical home model.
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American Academy of Pediatrics