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An independent evaluation of the California Community Care Coordination Collaborative (5Cs), a program that brings together agencies and families to identify and address local issues that arise from the painfully fragmented systems of care that California’s children with special health care needs and their families must navigate. The evaluation found successes in a range of areas, including objective systems change, the perspectives of coalition leadership, and the perspectives of coalition partners, including participating family representatives.

Related Insight: How Local Coalitions Improved Systems of Care for CSHCN

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This fact sheet from the National Health Law Program is designed to inform families about the steps they can take to appeal decisions about their child’s CCS benefits and highlight key resources available to support the process.

The National Academy for State Health Policy convened a national forum  to discuss innovations, strategies, and opportunities to improve high-quality, equitable care coordination for children and youth with special health care needs, with particular focus on integrated care and the care coordination workforce.