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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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This policy brief by the National Alliance to Advance Adolescent Health looks at what happens when low-income youth and young adults with chronic conditions and disabilities age out of the Title V Program for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs and provides policy recommendations.

This policy brief by the National Alliance to Advance Adolescent Health investigates the changes that result when low-income youth and young adults with disabilities lose their childhood eligibility status under SSI following the age 18 redetermination process and provides policy recommendations.