Breaking the Link Between Special Health Care Needs and Financial Hardship

Breaking the Link Between Special Health Care Needs and Financial Hardship

Having health insurance doesn’t automatically protect families of children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) from financial hardship. In the first edition of Breaking the Link, produced in 2009, the Catalyst Center identified three pathways that lead to financial hardship and medical debt, with examples from the lives of real families. In the second edition, produced in 2017, they revisit the impact that health care financing and coverage gaps have on the lives of real families and highlight innovative policy solutions that can improve the system of care for CYSHCN. Follow the title link to download.

Posted in on April 19, 2017