Fostering Connections Resource Center

Pennsylvania's health care coordination strategy

The state is monitoring counties closely to see if counties are implementing appropriate health oversight and drafting coordination plans. Many counties utilize a managed care system for children in placement. There is an emphasis on special-needs children maintaining the same primary care physician and the state requires compliance with Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT).  Read more.


The Fostering Connections Resource Center gratefully acknowledges the National Association of Public Child Welfare Administrators for providing these summaries of state approaches. Please visit NAPCWA for the complete implementation summary.

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