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Child and Caregiver Outcomes Using Linked Data: Project Overview

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Tami Mark, Melissa Dolan, Benjamin Allaire

The Child and Caregiver Outcomes Using Linked Data project provides technical assistance to states to develop state-specific datasets linking the Medicaid administrative claims of parents with the records of their children from the child welfare system. The data will be combined into a multi-state, de-identified data sets for secondary data analysis. These data will be made available to researchers to enhance our understanding of parental substance use disorders and child and family outcomes. This project is a partnership between the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) and the Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (ACF OPRE).This document provides a high level project overview, including information on participating states and resources produced through the project.

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