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Shared Responsibilities Toolkit:
Tools for Improving Quality of Care for Children with Special Health Care Needs (2002, 75 pages)


Planning, paying for and improving health services are shared responsibilities. Health plans share them with families, providers, state agencies and community-based organizations. Based on that belief, the Toolkit is designed to focus the attention of health plans on children with special health care needs. Its 8-page booklet and 16 different tools can help plans improve their systems of care for this population. The tools are designed to be easily adapted for use by any health plan or provider group.

Look inside the Toolkit!
Read more about the individual tools, and view or download any or all of them.


The Toolkit offers:

• Strategies to Identify children with special health care needs

• Resources to support Collaboration with families, providers and state Title V programs

• Checklists and readiness measures to assess a health plan's capacity to Improve the quality of care for CSHCN