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Special Needs Children Struggle to Obtain Quality Health Care

California children with special needs often receive less-than-adequate health care services, regardless of whether they are covered by private or public health insurance, a new analysis has found. California was among the bottom six states in offering coordinated and family-oriented care to some of the state’s most vulnerable populations. According to the report, 1 in 10 California children, or about one million, have special health needs.