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 CHIPRA Quality Grant

  Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Programs: CHIPRA Quality Demonstration Grants,

  “Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 (CHIPRA)”:

  Section 401D, HHS-2010-CMS-CHIPRA-002, CFDA 93.767

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Wyoming was awarded a Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) CHIPRA Demonstration Grant! Maryland, Georgia and Wyoming submitted a joint application to implement and/or expand a Care Management Entity (CME) provider model using High Fidelity Wraparound and Intensive Care Coordination. Wyoming seeks to improve clinical, functional, and cost outcomes, access to home and community-based services, and youth and family resiliency of Medicaid children and youth with serious behavioral health challenges and historically high costs or at risk of high cost through implementation of a CME pilot in the Southeastern Region of Wyoming. The primary population for the CME is Medicaid financially eligible children and youth, including:

  • Children and youth with serious emotional disorders, including a medical or educational diagnosis of serious emotional disturbance/emotional disturbance; or
  • Children and youth at risk of out-of-home placement and/or children who currently meet Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF) level of care; and/or
  • Children identified by WDH whose use of prescription drugs do not meet prescribing guidelines established by WDH.
During the 5 year grant period, FY2010 – FY2015, Wyoming’s Grant Amount is about $450,000 per year.



CHIPRA Grant Information

Chilren's Health Insurance Reauthorization Act 2009

Wyoming Grant Summary (pdf)

Wyoming Grant Goals (pdf)

Wyoming Grant Timeline (pdf)


National Evaluator Logic Model

CME – Care Management Entity

CME: A Primer

Care Management Maryland: A Concept Paper

Wyoming CME Focus area & control area map

CMS Medicaid

Data Analysis/HCMS

High Fidelity Wrap Around Article

SOC Systems of Care

Webinars / CHCS Technical Assistance

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 Wyoming Children, at home, in school and out of trouble.

The Department of Health worked collaboratively with the Department of Corrections, 

Department of Family Services, Department of Workforce Services  

and the Governor’s Office to submit this grant application.