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Health Care Visit Check List for all Children Including Children with Special Health Care Needs

Your child’s health care provider expects to work with you as a partner to keep your child safe and healthy. You’ll want to work together to develop trust and easy communication. This takes time and doesn’t usually happen in just one visit.  Share information -
each of you has knowledge the other needs to provide the best care
for your child.

Choosing a Health Care Provider

If you have a choice, look for a provider whose style and office procedures fit your needs. Talk with family and friends about providers they recommend.

* A Medical Home is not a building, house, or hospital, but is an approach to providing high-quality healthcare in a cost-effective way that is accessible, family-centered, continuous, comprehensive, coordinated, compassionate, and culturally effective. See

Preparing for a Health Visit


During the Visit


After the visit is over, ask yourself

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