Status: Getting worse
Most Recent Data:
14.1 percent (2018-19)
15.7 percent of children and adolescents under 18 years with special health care needs received care in a family-centered, comprehensive, and coordinated system in 2016-17
Increase the proportion of children and adolescents with special health care needs who receive care in a family-centered, comprehensive, and coordinated system
Children and adolescents who have special health care needs require more health care services. But many of these children and adolescents don’t get the care they need. Programs and policies that make it easier for children and adolescents with special health care needs to get family-centered, comprehensive, coordinated care can help improve their health and well-being.
Workgroup: Maternal, Infant, and Child Health Workgroup