Policy Brief: A Perspective on Cost Effectiveness in Pediatric Comprehensive Complex Care Service Models

Authors Steve Fitton

Date 2022


This brief presents evidence on the cost effectiveness of comprehensive service delivery models to improve care for children with medical complexity (CMC) and describes the unique challenges in cost effectiveness evaluations for this population. It also points to Medicaid policy opportunities that provide financial support for a developmental period, whether focused on model development or systems building expansion. This information is offered as a resource to help make the financial case for further development and expansion of service delivery models for CMC.