Birth hospitals' role in access to early intervention services among drug-exposed infants
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Compare the rate of referral of drug-exposed infants to Part C Early Intervention (EI) overall to referrals made by hospitals. Describe EI service access among drug-exposed infants by infant, maternal & hospital characteristics: neonatal abstinence syndrome diagnosis, birth toxicology screen results, maternal race/ethnicity, insurance type, and level of hospital maternity care. Identify potential reasons for differential access based on insurance and hospital maternity level for infants with neonatal abstinence syndrome and positive toxicology screens.
Keyword(s): Access and Services, High Risk Infants
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been the principal investigator or co-investigator for multiple federally and privately funded grants/projects examining substance use disorders among women of child-bearing age; prenatally drug-exposed infants; Part C Early Intervention (EI) service access and engagement; coordination between hospitals, medical personnel, and EI programs; and EI systems development.
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