The future of the California Children’s Services program has spawned numerous but often unfocused discussions. A new paper from Ed Schor, MD, senior vice president at the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health, attempts to organize and focus forthcoming discussions. A System for Publicly Financed Care of CSHCN in California is provided as a proposal to which stakeholders can react.
The paper attempts to present a coherent plan for a system for CSHCN while identifying the key issues and decisions that might arise as the system is developed. Some of the items represent current approaches, while others suggest alternative ones. Some are more easily implemented than others. Disagreement with the content of this document is anticipated and encouraged, as its purpose is to foster productive discussion.
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