Each state has its own Medicaid policies and each insurance company provides different levels of coverage, though some strategies may work well in general.
- Letters of necessity may be needed for a successful appeal. Find sample letters and strategies to share wth clinicians: Letters of Medical Necessity
- Family-to-Family Health Information Centers
Family-to-Family Health Information Centers are family-led centers that provide free, confidential assistance to families raising children and youth with special health care needs/disabilities. Knowledgeable staff help navigate complex systems of care and connect with needed services and supports. They can help families understand insurance appeals and provide additional resources to help. Find the F2F in your state.
- Family Voices
Family Voices is a national, nonprofit, family-led organization promoting quality health care for all children and youth, particularly those with special health care needs.
- Maneuvering Through the Maze, a Family Resource Guide for Families having Children with Special Health Care Needs and Disabilities. New Hampshire Family Voices
- Kaiser Family Foundation(link is external) KFF (Kaiser Family Foundation) is a non-profit organization focusing on national health issues, as well as the U.S. role in global health policy. KFF develops and runs its own policy analysis, journalism and communications programs, sometimes in partnership with major news organizations.