Children with Medical Handicaps (CMH) is a health- care program in the Ohio Department of Health. CMH links families of children with special needs to a network of quality providers and helps families obtain payment for the services their child needs.
CMH supports the medical home for children with special health-care needs. A medical home is a way to provide high-quality health care that is:
Most importantly, a medical home is a partnership between the health-care provider and the child’s family. CMH works with doctors and other health-care providers to ensure that every child with a special health need will have a medical home.
Special health needs may be caused by a condition a child is born with or develops later.
Those who are: