Bachman and Comeau - 2010 - A Call to Action for Social Work: Minimizing Financial Hardship for Families of Children with Special Health Care Needs

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Source

Bachman SS, Comeau, M 

Year

 2010

Region

United States

Type

Journal Article – Expert Opinion

Objective

Call to action to Social Workers to identify and minimize financial hardship for families of Children with Special Health Care needs


Key Notes/Findings:

  • Suggests key policy and practice solutions options for social workers to consider:
    • Promote Care coordination
    • Legislate Mandated Benefits for Specialized Services
    • Promote Medicaid Buy-in Programs
    • Offer Premium Assistance
    • Offer Benefits Counseling
    • Promote Consumer-Directed Care
    • Addressing Financial Hardship in Social Work Practice

References:

Bachman SS, Comeau M. A Call to Action for Social Work: Minimizing Financial Hardship for Families of Children with Special Health Care Needs. Health & Social Work. 2010 Aug 1;35(3):233–8. Available from: https://academic.oup.com/hsw/article-abstract/35/3/233/620548?redirectedFrom=fulltext


 

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