Current Issues in Transitioning from Pediatric to Adult-Based Care for Youth with Chronic Health Care Needs

Academic Article


  • For over 25 years, with medical advances increasing the lifespan of YYASHCN, we have been aware of the need to improve health care transition to adult-based care services. Barriers to health care transition have been identified and in a number of settings, recognition of the problem and preliminary success has been achieved for pilot programs. Evidence-based solutions to improve health care transition for YYASHCN are needed. There are barriers at the patient, family, pediatric, and adult provider, and insurance system levels that must be overcome.
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    Author List

  • Hergenroeder AC; Wiemann CM; Cohen MB
  • Start Page

  • 1196
  • End Page

  • 1201
  • Volume

  • 167
  • Issue

  • 6