Primary Care Resources

Access resources about the health system to assist you with questions you may have about health; includes links to medical organizations and has answers to frequently asked questions about Medicaid, mental and emotional health, obesity, tobacco, and the juvenile justice system.

  • Publications
    Tools, articles, brochures, and other resources about primary care for youth, families, and professionals.
  • Useful Web Sites
    Links to helpful Web sites about the primary care system and Medicaid/SCHIP.
  • Frequently Asked Questions
    Provides answers to frequently asked questions about Medicaid, youth health, and other questions related to the primary care system.
  • Presentations
    Includes presentations on primary care and Medicaid/SCHIP.

What's New

Health Coverage for the Black Population Today and Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA)

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation (2013)

Provides an overview of the Black population in the United States, their health coverage today, and how coverage may be affected by the ACA coverage expansions.

The HPV Vaccine: Access and Use in the U.S.

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation (2013)

Provides a discussion on human papillomavirus (HPV) and related cancers, use of the HPV vaccines for both females and males, and insurance coverage and access to the vaccines.

Policy Statement: Essential Contractual Language for Medical Necessity in Children


Discusses many of the crucial elements that pediatricians should assess as providers develop a role in emerging delivery and payment models.

State Vaccine and Immunization Requirements for School Entry

National Network for Immunization Information (2010)

Provides the vaccine requirements by State for school or daycare entry by type of vaccine and grade level and also provides additional information including dosage and number of vaccinations required.