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 Insurance & Financing

Picture of Medical Insurance Claim FormCore Outcome 2: All families of children and youth with special health care needs will have adequate private and/or public insurance to pay for the services they need.

Archived Webinar

  • Financing Issues in Systems of Care for Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders [Dec. 2011] - This call, led by Meg Comeau, Project Director of the Catalyst Center, has three objectives: 1) Assess the various private and public coverage options  available to children with ASD/D; 2) Describe the challenges and opportunities in health care reform around closing the gaps in coverage for children with ASD/DD, particularly with regard to the essential health benefits; and 3) Utilize the technical assistance resources on health care coverage and financing policy for CSHCN available through the Catalyst Center.

Online Resources

  • The Catalyst Center conducts policy research to identify and evaluate financing innovations, disseminate findings broadly using multiple modalities and provide technical assistance on health care financing policy and practice. 
  • The National Maternal and Child Oral Health Policy Center seeks to enhance knowledge, build capacity and expand the community of individuals promoting the oral health of MCH populations. To learn more about opportunities in health care reform for oral health in CSHCN populations, download their issue brief.