Research, Reports, Resources
Children with Special Health Care Needs in California:
A Profile of Key Issues and a Call to Action
A report commissioned by the Foundation documents areas in
which California is lagging on providing high-quality services
for children with special health care needs and their families.
To help address these issues, the Foundation is establishing the California Collaborative for Children with Special Health Care
Models of Care for Children and Youth with Special Health Care
Promising Models for Transforming California's System of Care
The Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health commissioned the
Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs to produce this report,
which identifies promising models implemented outside of California to
support the system of care for children with special health care needs.
California's Service System for Children and Youth with Special
Health Care Needs
Analysis and Recommendations for a Service System That Works for Children and Families
The Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health commissioned this report, which provides an overview of the current system of care in California for children with special health care needs and their families. The report includes an overview of the health care system and related systems, including publicly and privately funded services; analysis of the strengths and gaps within the current service systems; and an assessment of the impact on children and families. The report offers recommendations for addressing some of the primary concerns in the current system of care. Read the report>>
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- Study Finds Disparity in Care of Children with Special
Chronically ill children with private insurance are less likely to be admitted to a California hospital offering specialized care than those with public insurance, a study by Lucile Packard Children's Hospital and the Medical School found.
- More web resources:
|The National Survey of Children with Special Health Needs Data Resource Center|
|The Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Intiative|