Featured Grant

National Care Coordination Standards for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs

Currently there are no widely accepted national care coordination standards for children with complex conditions. A grant to the Center for Health Policy Development at NASHP will launch a process to develop such standards, beginning with a literature review, key informant interviews, and convening of a National Work Group to generate and refine standards.

Center for Health Policy Development (NASHP)
Principal Investigator: Karen VanLandeghem

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Guest Blog: New Tool Identifies Key Quality Measures for Children with Special Health Care Needs

Quality measurement is a critical component of state health programs, including Medicaid and State Title V CYSHCN programs that serve children and youth with special health care needs, A new National Academy for State Health Policy compendium of data and quality measures provides a robust reference tool for states working to measure and improve their systems of care for these children.

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