Managed care and children with special health care needs

Theodore A. Kastner

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Abstract

The implementation of managed care for children with special health care needs is often associated with apprehension regarding new barriers to health care services. At times, these barriers may overshadow opportunities for improvement. This statement discusses such opportunities, identifies challenges, and proposes active roles for pediatricians and families to improve managed care for children with special health care needs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1693-1698
Number of pages6
JournalPediatrics
Volume114
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2004

Keywords

  • Children with special health care needs
  • Chronic illness
  • Disease management
  • Managed care
  • Medicaid

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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