Spotlight on KY: Office for Children with Special Health Care Needs (OCSHCN)

The Office for Children with Special Health Care Needs (OCSHCN) provides comprehensive care to children with special health care needs. They treat children who:

  • Are KY residents
  • Are under the age of 21
  • Meet medical eligibility
  • Meet financial eligibility

Their mission is to enhance the quality of life for Kentucky’s children with special health care needs through quality service, leadership, advocacy, education and collaboration.

Their vision is to be the visible leader in supporting the highest quality of life for Kentucky’s children with special health care needs and their families through collaboration and creation of a more accessible community based system of support.

Specialty Medical Care

OCSHCN provides services through a variety of specialty clinics held across the Commonwealth.

  • Asthma (Severe)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Communication Disorders
  • Craniofacial Anomalies
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Eye
  • Hearing Loss
  • Heart
  • Hemophilia
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic
  • Otology
  • Rheumatology
  • Scoliosis

To learn more OCSHCN