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Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (MIECHV)

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icon Senate Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act- Home Visiting section only

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  • On February 8, 2011, the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program released the Supplemental Information Request to State grantees for their Updated State Plans.  If you are interested in more information on this please visit this link.  You can view the pdf directly here as well.
  • HHS has now released over $88 million in FY 2010 Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program funds to all 50 States, the District of Columbia, and 5 territories. On August 19, 2010, HHS issued a Supplemental Information Request outlining to States the requirements for completing and submitting a legislatively mandated statewide needs assessment for the home visiting program by September 20, 2010 in order to receive their FY 2011 Title V Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant allotment.
  • On July 23, 2010, HHS issued a Federal Register Notice on proposed criteria for determining evidence of effectiveness of home visiting models. Public comments on the proposed criteria were due to HHS by August 17, 2010, and final criteria will be published in a future Supplemental Information Request outlining to States requirements for submitting a State plan for responding to identified needs through an evidence-based home visiting program.

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Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program Grants to Tribes

Applications for these grants were submitted in the summer of 2010 and HHS awarded $3 million in grants to begin October 1, 2010.  The list of grantees can be found at www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ccb/initiatives/hvgp/hvgp_grantees.htm 
and a press release describing the grants can be found at www.hhs.gov/news/press/2010pres/09/2010098d.html 

Home Visiting Evidence of Effectiveness

The Department of Health and Human Services launched Home Visiting Evidence of Effectiveness (HomVEE) to conduct a thorough and transparent review of the home visiting research literature and provide an assessment of the evidence of effectiveness for home visiting program models that target families with pregnant women and children from birth to age 5. To carry out the HomVEE review, Mathematica Policy Research conducted a thorough search of the research literature on home visiting, issued a call for studies to identify additional research, reviewed the literature, assessed the quality of research studies, and evaluated the strength of evidence for specific home visiting program models.  More information about the Evidence Review and the website can be found by following this link.

Related Webinars

March 3, 2011 DOHVE webinar: Measuring Benchmarks: Indicators and Tools

March 2, 2011 webinar: Selecting and Prioritizing At-Risk Communities and Refining your Needs Assessment (this recording is not available at this time)
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February 24, 2011 DOHVE webinar: Designing and Using an Effective Data Management System: Components and Considerations

January 13, 2011 DOHVE webinar: Building a Culture of Quality in Home Visitation

August 25, 2010 webinar:  Affordable Care Act Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program-Submission of the Statewide Needs Assessment

June 17, 2010 webinar: Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program  (introduction)