This consensus statement discusses measures to reduce the mortality and severe disability associated with potentially avoidable congenital disorders and their consequences for the children affected.
This cross-sectional study using the National Survey of Children’s Health data reports important differences in preventive care, specialty care access, and cost-sharing between insurance coverage options for children of families with low to moderate incomes.
This Viewpoint discusses integrating treatment and prevention in precision medicine.
This secondary data analysis shows that Affordable Care Act provisions appear to increase insurance coverage and receipt of preventive services among young adults.
Chambers et al conducted a comprehensive economic and health services assessment of the frequency, duration, and cost of hospital admissions during the first 5 years of life for singleton, twin, and higher-order multiple children. They examine the contribution of assisted reproductive technology to the incidence and cost of multiple births. See the Editorial by Mehta.
This study uses the Delphi process to survey interdisciplinary health care professionals in an attempt to identify transition outcomes from pediatric to adult health care for adolescents and young adults with special health care needs.
This cohort analysis reports that total direct medical expenses for privately insured adolescents who incur the highest costs are associated with medical complexity, mental health conditions, and obesity.