to Medical Home, Arkansas
website is dedicated to all families and health care
professionals who provide nurture and care for children
with special health care needs.
with special health care needs (CSHCN) are defined
as those children who have or are at risk for chronic
physical, developmental, behavioral, or emotional
conditions that require health and related services
of a type or amount beyond that required to children
medical home is not a building, house, or hospital,
but rather an approach to providing health care services
in a high-quality and cost-effective manner. Children
and their families who have a medical home receive
the care that they need from a well-trained physician
who provides primary care and helps to manage and
facilitate essentially all aspects of pediatric care.
Physicians, families and allied health professionals
act as partners in a medical home to identify and
access all the medical and non-medical services needed
to help children and their families achieve their
are provided on this website to information for both
families and professionals that will enhance their
knowledge of specific special need conditions and
will guide them to obtaining needed services.
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for Families and Professionals
Arkansas Resource Guide
County Resource Guide (pdf)
AR Governor's Developmental
National Center of Medical Home Initiatives for Children with Special Needs (American Academy of Pediatrics)
you have any questions regarding medical homes or
for information regarding any resources, please call
toll-free 1-800-482-5850, extension 22277, or locally
682-8207, during the hours of 8:00 to 4:30 Monday
through Friday. You may call anytime 24-7 and leave
a question on voice mail toll-free at 1-800-342-2793.