Improving Chronic Care for Children in California: Learning from Medicare

As California and other states continue the transition of children with chronic and complex health care needs into managed care plans, policymakers have an opportunity to improve services for these children by adopting policies proposed for Medicare, writes Edward Schor, MD. His new issue brief suggests that state officials should consider implementing proposals in S.870, the CHRONIC Act of 2017, related to home health care, tailored benefits, telehealth, and financial incentives for providers.

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