University of Minnesota, Center for Children with Chronic Illness and Disability. 1996. Brave new partnerships: Children with disabilities, families and managed care. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota, Institute for Health and Disability, Center for Children with Chronic Illness and Disability, 24 pp.
Annotation: This document reports on the care of children with chronic illnesses at a managed care center attached to the University of Minnesota. Interviewers determined the parents' feelings, experiences, and needs, the managements' concerns, and physicians' perspective. The report discusses utilization of the services, costs, insurance, habilitation provided by schools and other agencies, and difficulties experienced by the parents and and by physicians. The report ends with recommendations for this system and for national care for chronically ill children and their families. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation]
Contact: University of Minnesota, Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health, University of Minnesota Gateway, 200 Oak Street, S.E., Suite 260, Minneapolis, MN 55455, Telephone: (612) 624-2820 Secondary Telephone: (800) 276-8642 Contact Phone: (612) 624-3939 (V/TTY) Fax: (612) 624-0097 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web Site: https://med.umn.edu/pediatrics/divisions/general-pediatrics-and-adolescent-health Available from the website.
Keywords: Case management, Children with special health care needs, Chronic illnesses and disabilities, Habilitation, Health care financing, Health insurance, Managed care, Patient satisfaction