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Transition Health Care Information For Youth with Special Health Care Needs. 2014, Louisiana Children's Special Health Services, Department of Health and Hospitals, Office of Public Health.
Health Insurance Fact Sheet. Louisiana Children's Special Health Services, Department of Health and Hospitals. www.dhh.la.gov/cshs
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HEALTH INSURANCE RESOURCES
Health insurance coverage information for young adults
Information on SSI disability benefits
A general information sheet from Children's Special Health Services on health insurance.
Link to the info and contact page for the CSHS Family Resource Center. There is a youth liaison on staff that can assist you with finding YHT resources.
Managing health insurance
Health insurance is a type of insurance coverage that helps to pay for your health care services like doctor or therapy visits. Even when you are not sick, health insurance pays for 'wellness' checks which can help you stay in tip-top health. The good news is that there are many new ways to get covered.
Things to know:
Your parent or guardian can help you explore your health insurance options.