Medical Complexity Leads to Unmet Needs, Study Finds

LITTLE ROCK — Special needs children with medical complexity, who see multiple specialists for more than one chronic condition, are more likely to have a health care need go unmet, according to a paper by Dennis Kuo, M.D., an associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and the Arkansas Children’s Hospital Research Institute, published this month in the prestigious, peer-reviewed journal Health Affairs.