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September 26, 2022

MNAAP Executive Director Jeff Bauer and Past President Sheldon Berkowitz, MD, FAAP, will be traveling to Poland in mid-December to provide support to Ukrainian refugee relief efforts. The pair is working with International Medical Relief which, in partnership with the Polish Ministry of Health, has been working to provide acute primary medical and emergency medical […]

Join the MNAAP Early Childhood Work Group for its September Lunch and Learn focused on autism screening and referral.  On Wednesday, Sept. 28, from 12:15 – 1 p.m. via Zoom, the work group will host Nicole Berning, Autism Policy Lead, from the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS).  The average length of time between a family’s initial […]

August 16, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) would like to have a better understanding of how providers screen and respond to mental health concerns in children and adolescents. As part of this work, MDH has hired Wilder Research to conduct a survey of health care providers. Specifically, MDH would like to know if providers have heard of, or […]

A new law enacted during the 2021 legislative session and effective earlier this year expands medical assistance to cover “enhanced asthma care services.” Services include provision of allergen-reducing products and assessment of homes for environmental triggers. Medical Assistance members under the age of 21 or MinnesotaCare members under the age of 19 who have poorly […]

August 12, 2022

It’s more complicated than you might think.  Obviously, it starts at birth.  Well, not exactly.  We all know that there is a child being created for several months before we pediatricians get directly involved.  So don’t forget about supporting the health, nutrition, and medical care of young women–even BEFORE they become pregnant.  We can influence the […]

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