COVID-19 Policy Flexibilities Affecting Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs: What to Keep, Modify, or Discard?
Report exploring policy changes during the COVID-19 pandemic, offering recommendations to support telehealth, mental healthcare, and access to care for children and youth with special healthcare needs (CYSHCN), including rural populations. Identifies policy flexibilities and the policy mechanisms and legislation that allowed for those flexibilities.
Sharon Silow-Carroll, Helen DuPlessis, Elaine Henry, Samantha Di Paolo
Health Management Associates, Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health
Access · Broadband · Children and youth · Emergency preparedness and response · Legislation and regulations · Mental health · People with disabilities · Policy · Reimbursement and payment models · Telehealth