ERIC Number: ED415996
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
State Family Planning Service Delivery: Administrators' Perspectives on Service Delivery and Options for Future Family Planning Services.
Sugland, Barbara W.; Moore, Kristin A.; Blumenthal, Connie
This report details family planning service delivery at the state level and presents state administrators' views about service delivery and policy options for the 1990s. Data for the report were obtained from telephone surveys of 109 State Administrators from the Title X, Maternal and Child Health Block Grant, Social Services Block Grant, and State and Medicaid programs. Following the introduction, the report is comprised of nine sections: (1) a description of study methodology and the respondents; (2) an overview of family planning service delivery at the state level, including funding streams, how states allocate family planning revenues, reporting requirements, and state regulations on family planning service provision; (3) a review of family planning services paid for by Title X, Maternal and Child Health, Title XX, and State monies in 1991, highlighting special family planning initiatives and special populations targeted by Title X Grantees; (4) an overview of reversible contraceptive care covered by managed care programs under Medicaid; (5) a review of changes in funding and demand for Title X services during the 1980s, including how Title X Administrators responded to shifts in funding and client demand; (6) a discussion of the difficulties Title X Administrators encountered in delivering family planning services since 1990; (7) a presentation of perspectives of state program administrators regarding ways to improve services to low-income women; (8) a description of Title X administrators' reactions to five policy scenarios for future family planning service delivery; and (9) a review of implications of findings for family planning policy and health care reform. Contains 11 references. (KB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Menlo Park, CA.
Authoring Institution: Child Trends, Inc., Washington, DC.; Urban Inst., Washington, DC.