This report highlights innovative models used by select ACAP-member health plans to provide care coordination and high-quality care to children with special health care needs, and to provide a qualitative narrative about the range of plan efforts to improve outcomes, access to health care services, and other needed supports.

It is widely recognized that CSHCN benefit from heightened care coordination and care management services; children and families who do not receive care coordination are generally at increased risk of receiving poor-quality, fragmented care. Safety net health plans play an increasingly important role in facilitating coordinated care for children with complex needs, employing innovative technologies, providing targeted resources to patients and provider teams, and coordinating services for this population and their families.

Full Report:
Innovative Approaches in Care Coordination and Delivery for Children with Special Health Care Needs