Pediatric Complex Care Program Receives $9.45 Million CMS Innovation Award

The Pediatric Complex Care Program was recently notified that they, in conjunction with the State of Wisconsin Department of Health Services and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Special Needs Program, were awarded a $9.45 million CMS Innovation Award. CMS is sponsoring Health Care Innovation Awards aimed at implementation of compelling new ideas to deliver better health, improved care and lower costs to people enrolled in Medicare, Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), particularly those patients with the highest health care needs. Mary Ehlenbach, MD, Medical Director of the Pediatric Complex Care Program is the UW Co-PI. Also named in the award is Ryan Coller, MD, MPH, Research Director of the Pediatric Complex Care Program. The award will enable further development of the Pediatric Complex Care Program’s mission of care coordination for children with medical complexity.