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What does SHCN stand for?

SHCN stands for Special Health Care Needs


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27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- La Rabida Children's Hospital's Medical Home programs for children with special health care needs has been selected as a finalist for the 2014 Jackson Healthcare Hospital Charitable Services Awards.
The recent publication of the results from the 2009-2010 National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs, sponsored by federal agencies and private foundations, provides an update, at the national and state levels, of the estimated number of children with special health care needs (SHCN), their particular needs, health insurance, availability of services, their impact on their family and numbers of related issues.
Among families caring for children with disabilities (that is, those with functional limitations in one or more domains), the social and economic burden of the child's special health care needs is significant (Bauman, Silver, & Stein, 2006; Boyle, Decoufle, & Yearginallsopp, 1994; Meyers, Lukemeyer, & Smeeding, 1998; Parish & Cloud, 2006; Parish, Cloud, Huh, 8: Henning, 2005; Robbins, Dollard, Armstrong, Kutash, & Vergon, 2008).