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What challenges face parents of children with complex medical conditions?

For parents of children with complex medical conditions, keeping up with the numerous doctors’ appointments, diagnostic tests, medications and medical equipment can be overwhelming. Faced with the need to see a myriad of specialized physicians, they sometimes struggle to find answers to the questions that inevitably arise between appointments -- and often end up relying on the emergency room, the nation’s most expensive form of care.

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