Center for Health Policy and Research (CHPR) Publications

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Commonwealth Medicine, Center for Health Policy and Research

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Technical Report


Health Services Administration | Health Services Research | Mental and Social Health | Pediatrics | Psychiatry and Psychology | Public Health


Results from the 2013 evaluation suggest that the Children’s Behavioral Health Initiative had a large impact on formal behavioral health screening and treatment utilization among children and adolescents enrolled in MassHealth.


Children’s Behavioral Health Initiative, behavioral health screening, MassHealth, children, adolescents, treatment utilization


Savageau JA, Willis G, Muhr K, Keller D, Aweh G, O’Connell E. Clinical Topic Review 2013: Behavioral Health Screening Among MassHealth Children and Adolescents. Shrewsbury, MA: University of Massachusetts Medical School Center for Health Policy and Research (in conjunction with MassHealth and the Executive Office of Health and Human Services) (2014). Link to report on EOHHS website. Report posted as allowed by the permissions policy at You may copy or download the information on this Web site, but you may not alter it. You may redistribute any information on this Web site electronically or on paper as long as the redistributed information is unaltered and provided free of charge.

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University of Massachusetts Medical School Center for Health Policy and Research (2014)



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