Care Connection for Children is a statewide network of centers of excellence for children with special health care needs (CSHCN) that provide leadership in the enhancement of specialty medical services; care coordination; medical insurance benefits evaluation and coordination; management of the CSHCN Pool of Funds; information and referral to CSHCN resources; family-to-family support; and training and consultation with community providers on CSHCN issues.
Children with special health care needs eligible for CCC services are those who have disorders that:
Age Eligibility: Birth to 21 years of age.
Residency Eligibility: Virginia Resident
Financial Eligibility (Required only for those seeking assistance from the CSHCN Pool of Funds):
The CSHCN Pool of Funds provides a limited amount of money to assist CSHCN who are uninsured or underinsured whose families have gross family income at or below 300% of the Federal Poverty Level. The funds assist with payment of certain services such as medications, diagnostic testing, therapies, durable medical equipment, and hospitalizations.
Preauthorization is required for the use of CSHCN Pool of Funds.