Medicaid Financing of Early Childhood Home Visiting Programs

Register Now Screenshot2:30 to 4 p.m. (EST) Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 

States have a long history of using home visiting to promote the health and well-being of women, children. and their families, and to target interventions for some of the most vulnerable populations. States typically support home visiting programs through an array of public and private funds, including Medicaid. During the webinar, NASHP staff will review the opportunities and challenges of using Medicaid to support home visiting, and explore how Kentucky and Michigan have approached Medicaid coverage of their home visiting services.


  • Vanessa Brewer, HANDS Program Administrator, Kentucky Department for Public Health
  • Suzette Burkitt-Wesolek, Acting Program Coordinator, Maternal Infant Health Program, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
  • Marie LaPres, Manager, Practitioner Services Section, Program Policy Division, Medical Services Administration, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
  • Kay Johnson, Johnson Group Consulting Inc. President