Health Inequities and Children with Special Health Care Needs

This fact sheet discusses the importance of health insurance coverage for children with special health care needs (CSHCN) and groups of CSHCN at greater risk for uninsurance. Topics include household income, race and ethnicity, functional status, age, primary household language, and immigration status. The fact sheet also discusses activities to identify problems associated with insurance inequities and how they impact families of CSHCN, as well as strategies and best practices used by states to address health inequities.

Population of focus: Children with special health care needs

Link to resource: Health Inequities and Children with Special Health Care Needs (pdf)

Date: 2014

Organization: Catalyst Center