Kansas The Maternal and Child Health Federal-State Partnership


 
The Bureau of Family Health in the Kansas Department of Health and Environment administers the Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant program. The mission of the bureau is to provide leadership to enhance the health of Kansas women and children through partnerships with families and communities. Core functions include assessment, policy development, and assurance. The bureau engages in the ten essential public health services to promote the health of all Kansas mothers and children: assess and monitor MCH health status; diagnose and investigate health problems; inform and educate the public and families about MCH issues; mobilize community partnershps; engage in priority setting, planning and policy development; enforce legal requirements to protect the health and safety of mothers and children; link mothers and children to services; assure a competent workforce; evaluate services and conduct research to improve MCH.
 
MATERNAL & CHILD HEALTH (MCH) MEASURES
Title V - Maternal Child Health National Performance Measures State 2012 Results State 2017 Goal
The percent of screen positive newborns who received timely follow up to definitive diagnosis and clinical management for condition(s) mandated by their State-sponsored newborn screening programs. 100.0% 100%
The percent of children with special health care needs age 0 to 18 years whose families partner in decision making at all levels and are satisfied with the services they receive. (CSHCN survey) 72.6% 75%
The percent of children with special health care needs age 0 to 18 who receive coordinated, ongoing, comprehensive care within a medical home. (CSHCN Survey) 49.4% 54%
The percent of children with special health care needs age 0 to 18 whose families have adequate private and/or public insurance to pay for the services they need. (CSHCN Survey) 60% 63%
Percent of children with special health care needs age 0 to 18 whose families report the community-based service systems are organized so they can use them easily. (CSHCN Survey) 66.8% 69%
The percentage of youth with special health care needs who received the services necessary to make transitions to all aspects of adult life, including adult health care, work, and independence. 52.7% 55%
Percent of 19 to 35 month olds who have received full schedule of age appropriate immunizations against Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Polio, Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Haemophilus Influenza, and Hepatitis B. 83.6% 89%
The rate of birth (per 1,000) for teenagers aged 15 through 17 years. 15.5 13
Percent of third grade children who have received protective sealants on at least one permanent molar tooth. 35.7% 42%
The rate of deaths to children aged 14 years and younger caused by motor vehicle crashes per 100,000 children. 2.8 2.2
The percent of mothers who breastfeed their infants at 6 months of age. 45.1% 50%
Percentage of newborns who have been screened for hearing before hospital discharge. 98.7% 99%
Percent of children without health insurance. 9.4% 8.8%
Percentage of children, ages 2 to 5 years, receiving WIC services with a Body Mass Index (BMI) at or above the 85th percentile. 28.4% 26%
Percentage of women who smoke in the last three months of pregnancy. 12.2% 11.6%
The rate (per 100,000) of suicide deaths among youths aged 15 through 19. 10.5 9.6
Percent of very low birth weight infants delivered at facilities for high-risk deliveries and neonates. 86.6% 90%
Percent of infants born to pregnant women receiving prenatal care beginning in the first trimester. 77.3% 80%
Title V - Maternal Child Health National Outcome Measures State 2012 Results State 2017 Goal
The infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births. 6.2 5.9
The ratio of the black infant mortality rate to the white infant mortality rate. 2.4 1.8
The neonatal mortality rate per 1,000 live births. 4.0 3.4
The postneonatal mortality rate per 1,000 live births. 2.3 1.7
The perinatal mortality rate per 1,000 live births plus fetal deaths. 5.9 5.6
The child death rate per 100,000 children aged 1 through 14. 19.1 17
Title V - Maternal Child Health State Performance Measures State 2012 Results State 2017 Goal
The percent of women in their reproductive years (18-44 years) who report consuming four or more alcoholic drinks on an occasion in the past 30 days. 17.7% 11%
The percent of live births that are born preterm less than 37 weeks of gestation. 9.1% 8.2%
The percent of children who receive care that meets the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) definition of medical home. 59.1% 66%
The percent of high school students who had at least one drink of alcohol during the past 30 days. 32.6% 26%
The Percent of children who are obese. 12.8% 11.8%
The percent of youth with special health care needs (YSHCN) whose doctors usually or always encourage development of age appropriate self management skills. 83.5% 87%
The percent of infants with Permanent Congenital Hearing Loss (PCHL) enrolled in early intervention services before 6 months of age. 49.5% 70%
State Population: 2,885,905
Live Births: 39,642
  Indicators for the annual reporting year may be unavailable or provisional at the time of reporting and may be updated or finalized throughout the year. Please contact the State for details about the indicator data.
 

TITLE V FEDERAL - STATE BLOCK GRANT EXPENDITURES

By Number of Individuals Served and Population Group
Populations Served Number of Individuals Served Expenditures FY 2012
Pregnant Women 8,958  $2,535,298 20.7%
Infants < 1 year old 40,467  $2,535,298 20.7%
Children 1 to 22 years old 66,258  $5,360,537 43.8%
Children with Special Healthcare Needs 2,688  $1,791,268 14.6%
Others 4,147  $0 0%
Administration   $5,000 %
Totals 122,518 $12,227,401 100%
 
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FAMILY PARTICIPATION IN CSHCN PROGRAM
 
Family members participate on advisory committee or task forces and are offering training, mentoring, and reimbursement, when appropriate.

3
 
 
Financial support (financial grants, technical assistance, travel, and child care) is offered for parent activities or parent groups.

3
 
 
Family members are involved in the Children with Special Health Care Needs elements of the MCH Block Grant Application process.

3
 
 
Family members are involved in service training of CSHCN staff and providers.

2
 
 
Family members hired as paid staff or consultants to the State CSHCN program (a family member is hired for his or her expertise as a family member).

3
 
 
Family members of diverse cultures are involved in all of the above activities.

2
 
 
 
FY 2012 Total: 16

Total Possible:

18
Scale:  0 = Not Met
1 = Partially Met
2 = Mostly Met
3 = Completely Met

 


MATERNAL CHILD HEALTH PARTNERSHIP FUNDS
FY 2012

Title V Federal-State Block Grant:

12,227,401

Other Maternal and Child Health Bureau Grant Programs:

3,550,005

Total Maternal Child Health Partnership Funds:

15,777,406

 
 

CONTACT INFORMATION

For More Information on Title V:

Title V Program:
Rachel Berroth
Bureau of Family Health Director
1000 SW Jackson Street, Ste 220
Topeka, KS 66612
785-296-1310
785-296-8616
rberroth@kdheks.gov
www.kdheks.gov/bfh
 
Title V Program's Services for Children with Special Health Care Needs:
Heather Smith
Special Health Services Section Director
1000 SW Jackson Street, Ste 220
Topeka, KS 66612
785-296-1316
785-296-8616
hsmith@kdheks.gov
www.kdheks.gov/bfh
 
State Family or Youth Leader:
 
No contact information provided
 
 

FY 2012 TITLE V AND MCHB DISCRETIONARY GRANTS

Note: If the title of the grant is underlined in the list below, you can view a copy of the abstract for that grant by clicking on the title (hyperlink). If the title of grant is not underlined, no abstract is currently available.

Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC)
 
EMSC Partnership Grants
HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT, KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF
Topeka, KS
$130,000
(EMSC Partnership Grants)

Healthy Start
 
ELIMINATING DISPARITIES IN PERINATAL HEALTH
COUNTY OF SEDGWICK
Wichita, KS
$550,000
(Healthy Start Initiative-Eliminating Racial/Ethnic Disparities)

Social Security Act, Title V, amended by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
 
Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) competitive grant program  
HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT, KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF
Topeka, KS
$2,958,587
(Affordable Care Act - Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program)
 
Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Research Program
UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS CENTER FOR RESEARCH, INC.
Lawrence, KS
$300,000
(Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Research Program)

Title V - Special Projects of Regional and National Significance (SPRANS)
 
Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program
University Of Kansas Medical Center Research Institute, Inc.
Kansas City, KS
$50,000
(Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program)
 
STATE SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE (SSDI)
HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT, KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF
Topeka, KS
$80,075
(State Systems Development Initiative)
 
Family Professional Partnership/CSHCN
FAMILIES TOGETHER INC
Topeka, KS
$95,700
(Family Professional Partnership/CSHCN)
 
Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disorders Training Program
University Of Kansas Medical Center Research Institute, Inc.
Kansas City, KS
$641,760
(Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disorders Training Program)

Traumatic Brain Injury
 
Traumatic Brain Injury Protection and Advocacy
DISABILITY RIGHTS CENTER OF KANSAS, INC
Topeka, KS
$50,000
(TBI Protection & Advocacy)

Universal Newborn Hearing Screening
 
Universal Newborn Hearing Screening and Intervention
HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT, KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF
Topeka, KS
$270,000
(Universal Newborn Hearing Screening and Intervention)
 


* Data not available



Population Data: For the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico: Population estimates (July 1, 2012), U.S. Bureau of the Census, for the remaining seven jurisdictions: 2012 CIA World Factbook; Washington, DC. Live Births: National Vital Statistics Reports, Vol. 59, No. 3 (December 21, 2010), Centers for Disease Control. 2006 data for the Marshall Islands and Palau was retrieved from Pacific Regional Information System (PRISM). 2008 Live Birth data for Virgin Islands was obtained from the National Vital Statistics Reports, Vol. 59, No. 1 (December 8, 2010), Centers for Disease Control. 2005 Live Birth data was obtained directly from FM.

MCH Partnership Funds – FY 12: This MCH Partnership total includes other MCHB grant programs, which was collected from HRSA’s Electronic Handbook (EHB) System for Fiscal Year 2012.
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