Health care of youth aging out of foster care.

@article{Schulte2012HealthCO,
  title={Health care of youth aging out of foster care.},
  author={Elaine E. Schulte},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2012},
  volume={130 6},
  pages={1170-3}
}
Youth transitioning out of foster care face significant medical and mental health care needs. Unfortunately, these youth rarely receive the services they need because of lack of health insurance. Through many policies and programs, the federal government has taken steps to support older youth in foster care and those aging out. The Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008 (Pub L No. 110-354) requires states to work with youth to develop a transition plan that… CONTINUE READING
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