This resource provides guidance to family run organizations that are considering whether to become Medicaid providers, and uses examples from three states – Arizona, Maryland, and Rhode Island – to illustrate key aspects of this decision and process. The guide also includes an agency readiness tool to assess an organization’s preparedness for becoming a Medicaid provider, as well as an at-a-glance list of pros and cons to consider. Family run organizations can use the information in this resource to better understand the implications and opportunities of becoming Medicaid providers of family and youth peer support services.
Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc.
This review summarizes much of the existing research on family and youth peer support (FYPS), focusing predominantly on the literature relevant to peer support for children and youth with significant mental health and/or physical health challenges. It was developed as a resource to support states in strengthening their CME approach through the development and implementation of FYPS across child and adolescent serving systems.