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The Catalyst Center team has over 15 years of experience in policies related to health care financing and coverage for children. Our policy focus among children is children and youth with special health care needs, which we define as children who “have or are at increased risk for chronic physical, developmental, behavioral or emotional conditions and also require health and related services of a type or amount beyond that required by children generally.”[1]

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[1] McPherson et al (1998) Pediatrics 102/1

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    The Catalyst Center: Improving Financing of Care for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN)
    Center for Advancing Health Policy and Practice
    Boston University School of Public Health
    801 Massachusetts Ave.
    Boston, MA 02118-2526
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