State Strategies to Advance Medical Homes for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs

mother hugging childMedical homes are critical components of comprehensive care systems for children and youth with special health needs (CYSHCN). They can reduce costs and improve outcomes and care experiences for CYSHCN and their families. This new report, State Strategies to Advance Medical Homes for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs, examines effective strategies used by 16 states to advance a medical home model of care for CYSHCN and their families, as part of the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration’s State Implementation Grants to Enhance Systems of Services for CYSHCN through Systems Integration. Read the report.

Additional children and youth with special health care needs resources:

Structuring Care Coordination Services for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs in Medicaid Managed Care: Lessons from Six States

State Strategies to Enhance Medicaid and Title V Partnerships to Improve Care for Children with Special Health Care Needs in Medicaid Managed Care