A New Definition of Children With Special Health Care Needs

@article{McPherson1998AND,
  title={A New Definition of Children With Special Health Care Needs},
  author={Merle McPherson and Polly Arango and Harriette B. Fox and Cassie B. Lauver and Margaret A. Mcmanus and Paul W. Newacheck and James M. Perrin and Jack P. Shonkoff and Bonnie B. Strickland},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={1998},
  volume={102},
  pages={137 - 139}
}
Key Method* Abbreviations: MCH = : Maternal and Child Health (program) • CSHCN = : Children With Special Health Care Needs (program) • DSCSHCN = : (Maternal and Child Health Bureau's) Division of Services for Children With Special Health Care Needs. Developing community systems of services for children with special health care needs represents a significant challenge for pediatricians, families, managed care organizations, and public and private agencies providing services to this population. At the…

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