Strengthening the Social and Emotional Health of California’s Young Children—Executive Summary

February 2021

This executive summary gives an overview of three major sets of strategies that could be adopted relatively quickly to 1) establish greater accountability for child health among California’s Medi-Cal managed care plans; 2) realize the full potential of Medicaid’s Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic, and Treatment (EPSDT) benefit for California’s children; and 3) elevate a focus on children among the managed care plans and the State Medicaid agency. 

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(57 pp)