Legally Kidnapped

Shattering Your Child Welfare Delusions Since 2007

Monday, March 25, 2013

Medicaid and Children in Foster Care

"Oh yeah!  That's where my money goes!!!!"

Medicaid and Children in Foster Care


The health care needs of children in foster care are vast and often compounded by their circumstances. These children face myriad challenges – from placement instability, to emotional, behavioral, and educational difficulties, to juvenile justice involvement – that threaten their health and well-being. Because they are often at the intersection of multiple public systems including behavioral health, child welfare, education, juvenile justice, and primary care, it is critical for these systems to work collaboratively to meet their health needs.


No comments:

Guess what

It Could Happen To You

Infolinks In Text Ads

Analyetics