Annotation: This presentation provides a broad overview of the nature and needs of the population of children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) within the context of MCHB’s values and tenets for the system of care. Specific topics covered include definition of the population; the legislative and policy basis for the Title V (SSA) role in serving the CYSHCN population; and concepts and components of systems building, including quality and accountability/measurement. Parent, federal and state policy perspectives are incorporated into the presentation narrative, as well as examples of states’ systems endeavors. The 60 minutes of presentation is followed by a 30-minute Q&A discussion.
Special Instructions: Listeners may wish to toggle to 00:5:05 on the video time stamp as the beginning segment involves only participant introductions.
The Care Coordination Conundrum.Year Developed: n.a.. Source: Care Coordination Conundrum. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: n.a.. Level: Intermediate. Length: n.a..
Annotation: In a new report funded by the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health, The Care Coordination Conundrum and Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs, authors Sara S. Bachman, Meg Comeau, and Katharyn M. Jankovsky of the Catalyst Center at the Boston University School of Public Health discuss why care coordination has been insufficiently financed and reimbursed to date, and what can be done to address the many challenges of providing and paying for care coordination for children with special health care needs.
Annotation: This report, developed by The Catalyst Center at the Boston University School of Public Health, offers a brief description of selected provisions in the ACA that have implications for CYSHCN with ASD/DD.
This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UE8MC25742; MCH Navigator for $225,000/year. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.