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MICH-31.1 Data Details

MICH-31.1 Increase the proportion of children aged 0 to 11 years with special health care needs who receive their care in family-centered, comprehensive, and coordinated systems

About the Data

Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.

National Data Source
National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs (NS-CSHCN); Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics (HRSA/MCHB and CDC/NCHS)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
No
Measure
percent 
Baseline (Year)
20.4 (2005-2006)
Target
22.4
Target-Setting Method
10 percent improvement
Numerator
Number of children aged 0 to 11 years with special health care needs who receive their care in family-centered, comprehensive, and coordinated systems
Denominator
Number of children aged 0 to 11 years with special health care needs
Data Collection Frequency
Periodic
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Adapted from HP2010 objective
Methodology Notes

Five indicators are used to measure the quality of a system of care for CSHCN aged 0-11: Families of children and youth with special health care needs partner in decision making at all levels and are satisfied with the services they receive; Children and youth with special health care needs receive coordinated Updated: Ongoing comprehensive care within a medical home; Families of CSHCN have adequate private and/or public insurance to pay for the services they need; Children are screened early and continuously for special health care needs; Community-based services for children and youth with special health care needs are organized so families can use them easily; A child is considered to be served by a “service system,” as described in the Healthy People objective, if his or her care met all relevant criteria for his or her age. For children from birth through age 11 years, the first five outcomes were included; and additional outcome related to transition planning is included for children from age 12 through 17 years. Children with Special Health Care Needs CSHCN were identified using the CSHCN Screener, which consists of five questions concerning common health care consequences experienced by CSHCN.