Care Coordination

Improving Access to Durable Medical Equipment and Supplies Through the California Children’s Services Program

Organization

National Health Law Program

Primary Contact

Michelle Lilienfeld

Grant Amount

$30,000 for 12 months

Date Awarded

October 2018

Purpose

Obtaining needed and appropriate medical equipment and supplies in a timely manner is frequently difficult for families of children with complex conditions. The National Health Law Program (NHeLP) will conduct a legal analysis of how California Children’s Services (CCS) covers durable medical equipment (DME), and will develop and disseminate resources to help advocates navigate the CCS process and understand clients’ legal protections regarding DME.  

Outcome

Project completed