Program Eligibility Criteria
Individuals, age 21 and younger, with multiple medical needs may be referred to the program.
All Special Needs Program patients have:
- Ongoing chronic medical problems.
- Multiple specialists (average is eight per patient).
- Many clinic appointments and/or long hospitalizations.
Some patients may have:
- An unknown diagnosis.
- A long commute to the hospital.
- A life change that affects their health.
- Other barriers to care.