Health Insurance and Children with Disabilities

Division of General Pediatrics, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, USA.
The Future of Children (Impact Factor: 1.98). 01/2012; 22(1):123-48. DOI: 10.2307/41475649
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Few people would disagree that children with disabilities need adequate health insurance. But what kind of health insurance coverage would be optimal for these children? Peter Szilagyi surveys the current state of insurance coverage for children with special health care needs and examines critical aspects of coverage with an eye to helping policy makers and clinicians improve systems of care for them. He also reviews the extent to which insurance enhances their access to and use of health care, the quality of care received, and their health outcomes.

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