Tennessee The Maternal and Child Health Federal-State Partnership


 
The Maternal and Child Health Section is housed within the Division of Family Health and Wellness in the Tennessee Department of Health. The section includes the following programs: Adolescent Health, Asthma, Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening, Child Fatality Review, Children’s Special Services (Title V CSHCN Program), Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems, Family Planning (Title X), Fetal-Infant Mortality Review, Home Visiting (including the federal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program), Injury Prevention, Lead Poisoning Prevention, Newborn Metabolic and Hearing Screening (including a network of genetics and sickle cell centers), Perinatal Regionalization, Teen Pregnancy Prevention, and Women’s Health.
 
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. 99.5% 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) 72.3% 80%
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) 45.9% 60%
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) 70.4% 75%
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) 71.5% 75%
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. 41.8% 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. 73.4% 80%
The rate of birth (per 1,000) for teenagers aged 15 through 17 years. * 17
Percent of third grade children who have received protective sealants on at least one permanent molar tooth. 37.2% 40%
The rate of deaths to children aged 14 years and younger caused by motor vehicle crashes per 100,000 children. * 3.1
The percent of mothers who breastfeed their infants at 6 months of age. 30.8% 60%
Percentage of newborns who have been screened for hearing before hospital discharge. 96.2% 99%
Percent of children without health insurance. 2.7% 2.3%
Percentage of children, ages 2 to 5 years, receiving WIC services with a Body Mass Index (BMI) at or above the 85th percentile. 10.4% 9.8%
Percentage of women who smoke in the last three months of pregnancy. 13.1% 12%
The rate (per 100,000) of suicide deaths among youths aged 15 through 19. * 6.6
Percent of very low birth weight infants delivered at facilities for high-risk deliveries and neonates. 71.8% 76%
Percent of infants born to pregnant women receiving prenatal care beginning in the first trimester. 70.1% 75%
Title V - Maternal Child Health National Outcome Measures State 2012 Results State 2017 Goal
The infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births. 7.4 6.6
The ratio of the black infant mortality rate to the white infant mortality rate. 2.1 1.9
The neonatal mortality rate per 1,000 live births. 4.2 4
The postneonatal mortality rate per 1,000 live births. 2.9 2.6
The perinatal mortality rate per 1,000 live births plus fetal deaths. 6.7 6.5
The child death rate per 100,000 children aged 1 through 14. * 15
Title V - Maternal Child Health State Performance Measures State 2012 Results State 2017 Goal
Rate of sleep-related infant deaths (per 1,000 live births). * 1
Percentage of obesity and overweight among Tennessee K-12 students 38.6% 36%
Percentage of smoking among women of age 18-44. * 18%
Rate of emergency department visits due to asthma for children 1-4 years of age (per 100,000). * 1700
Number of MCH staff who have completed a self-assessment and based on the assessment have identified and completed a module in the MCH Navigator system. * 160
Percentage of youth (14 and older) enrolled in the state CSHCN program who have formal plans for transtion to adulthood. 15.3% 60%
Rate of unintentional injury death in children and young people ages 0-24 (per 100,000). * 15
State Population: 6,456,243
Live Births: 79,588
  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 25,421  $638,063 2.1%
Infants < 1 year old 84,412  $3,192,105 10.7%
Children 1 to 22 years old 238,569  $12,498,562 41.9%
Children with Special Healthcare Needs 5,266  $3,779,891 12.7%
Others 137,058  $9,284,006 31.1%
Administration   $465,244 1.6%
Totals 490,726 $29,857,871 100%
 
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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.

3
 
 
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.

3
 
 
 
FY 2012 Total: 18

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:

29,857,871

Other Maternal and Child Health Bureau Grant Programs:

8,806,557

Total Maternal Child Health Partnership Funds:

38,664,428

 
 

CONTACT INFORMATION

For More Information on Title V:

Title V Program:
Dr. Michael Warren, MD MPH FAAP
Director, Division of Family Health and Wellness
8th Floor, Andrew Johnson Tower 710 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN 37243
615-741-7353
615-741-1063
michael.d.warren@tn.gov
http://health.tn.gov/mch
 
Title V Program's Services for Children with Special Health Care Needs:
Jacqueline Johnson, MPA
Director, CSHCN
4th Floor Cordell Hull, 425 Fifth Ave North
Nashville, TN 37243
615-741-7353
615-741-1063
jacqueline.johnson@tn.gov
http://health.tn.gov/mch
 
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
THE VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY
Nashville, TN
$130,000
(EMSC Partnership Grants)

Healthy Start
 
ELIMINATING DISPARITIES IN PERINATAL HEALTH
SHELBY, COUNTY OF
Memphis, TN
$713,936
(Healthy Start Initiative-Eliminating Racial/Ethnic Disparities)
 
ELIMINATING DISPARITIES IN PERINATAL HEALTH
NASHVILLE & DAVIDSON COUNTY, METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF
Nashville, TN
$711,893
(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, TENNESSEE DEPT OF
Nashville, TN
$6,571,353
(Affordable Care Act - Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program)

Title V - Special Projects of Regional and National Significance (SPRANS)
 
State Implementation Grants for Integrated Community Systems for CSHCN
HEALTH, TENNESSEE DEPT OF
Nashville, TN
$300,000
(State Implementation Grants for Integrated Community Systems for CSHCN)
 
STATE SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE (SSDI)
HEALTH, TENNESSEE DEPT OF
Nashville, TN
$58,955
(State Systems Development Initiative)
 
Family Professional Partnership/CSHCN
TENNESSEE DISABILITY COALITION
Nashville, TN
$95,700
(Family Professional Partnership/CSHCN)
 
MCH Continuing Education
UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE
Chattanooga, TN
$29,201
(MCH Continuing Education)
 
Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disorders Training Program
UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE
Knoxville, TN
$807,500
(Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disorders Training Program)
 
Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disorders Training Program
THE VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY
Nashville, TN
$586,500
(Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disorders Training Program)
 
Leadership Training in Pediatric Nutrition
UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE
Knoxville, TN
$169,511
(Leadership Training in Pediatric Nutrition)
 
Sickle Cell Treatment Demonstration Program
ST. JUDE CHILDREN'S RESEARCH HOSPITAL
Memphis, TN
$378,048
(Sickle Cell Treatment Demonstration Program)
 
Sickle Cell
THE VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY
Nashville, TN
$377,100
(Sickle Cell)

Traumatic Brain Injury
 
Traumatic Brain Injury Implementation
HEALTH, TENNESSEE DEPT OF
Nashville, TN
$250,000
(Traumatic Brain Injury Implementation)
 
Traumatic Brain Injury Protection and Advocacy
DISABILITY LAW & ADVOCACY CENTER OF TENNESSE
Nashville, TN
$56,010
(TBI Protection & Advocacy)

Universal Newborn Hearing Screening
 
Universal Newborn Hearing Screening and Intervention
HEALTH, TENNESSEE DEPT OF
Nashville, TN
$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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