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Title V and Medicaid/CHIP Interactive Worksheets

The Catalyst Center created two interactive worksheets for Title V program staff, family leaders, and other stakeholders. These worksheets provide an overview of Title V, and Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Each worksheet includes resources you can use to find and ins [...]

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The Wilson Family

Amy and Tim Wilson describe themselves as “forced poor.” Their annual income of $25,000 makes it a constant challenge to support a family of five, but it keeps them eligible for the Medicaid program that covers most of their son Hunter’s ongoing medical expenses. “I would be cutting my own t [...]



The Center for Outreach Research and Evaluation (CORE) coordinated a national multi-site evaluation of HIV outreach strategies to engage and retain underserved individuals with HIV into care. The HIV/AIDS Bureau of the Health Resources and Services Administration funded this Targeted HIV and Outreac [...]


AMCHP Conference Workshop: Seeing Is Believing

On March 10th at the 2019 Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP) conference, the Catalyst Center presented an infographic series on the fundamentals of financing the system of care for CYSHCN. The presentation reviews the rationale for the infographic series, key content in eac [...]



We design and implement robust evaluation strategies to help organizations measure the impact of their programs and systems. We also assist with data collection and analysis, and translation of research results into manuals, peer reviewed articles, policy recommendations, and other actionable produc [...]


The Association for Utah Community Health

The Community Health Worker Program was developed within the Association for Utah Community Health. This program works in close collaboration with statewide healthcare facilities and providers to improve community health. As of 2014, this program linked five CHWs within the state of Utah to provide [...]


Catalyst Center

View COVID-19 Resources for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs   The goals of the Catalyst Center are to: promote universal, continuous, and affordable coverage for all CYSHCN; close benefit and financing gaps; promote payment for additional services; and build sustainable capaci [...]


COVID-19 Resources for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs

Catalyst Center COVID-19 Resource Series on Medicaid, CHIP, and the CARES Act The public health emergency resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic has real implications for state Title V programs as well as families raising children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN). The Catalyst Center [...]


Serena Rajabiun

As senior project director, Serena Rajabiun has helped lead the MAI SPNS Peer Re-engagement Project, the Center for Outreach Research and Evaluation, and the PEER Center. She is currently the principal investigator for the Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for the national initiative on Bui [...]

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