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Lack of access means that people with physical and cognitive disabilities have a heavier burden of dental disease.
A Texas girl needs autism treatment, but her immigrant mother is afraid of turning to Medicaid. As more U.S. children go without health coverage, advocates blame politics of intimidation.
Some teens and young adults are spending weeks or even months in retrofitted emergency rooms — even in mesh-covered tents — until specialized care can be found. ‘It’s a huge problem,’ one doctor says.
Advocates say thousands of children with autism in California could lose their providers or experience delays in treatment as the state shifts to Medi-Cal managed care.
A transition in health coverage begins today for about 9,000 children with autism, and state officials guaranteed the kids would have full continuity of care.