Division of Specialized Care for Children (DSCC) Champaign
DSCC offers care coordination, benefits management, and financial assistance for the diagnosis and treatment of children from birth to age 21 with eligible special health care needs. Special health care needs include chronic disabling conditions such as heart defects, orthopedic conditions, cerebral palsy, hearing impairments, neurological disorders, urinary system problems, some eye impairments, certain inborn errors of metabolism, hemophilia, cystic fibrosis, and some craniofacial conditions such as cleft lip/palate. Financial assistance is based on parental income and available private insurance must be utilized prior to expenditure of DSCC funds. Care coordination and benefits management is provided to eligible children regardless of financial eligibility.