Pediatrics: Special Needs

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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.

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