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Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

DHEC services for your child or family member under age 21 with chronic illnesses or disabilities include:

  • Information and referrals to agencies and organizations that help families of children with special needs
  • Care coordination by experienced nurses, social workers, dietitians and others, who are available for consultation and to help you find and access healthcare services
  • Financial assistance to help with payment for medical services, supplies, equipment, and prescription medications
  • Camp Burnt Gin residential summer camp for children with chronic illnesses or disabilities offering a unique opportunity for fun while helping children with special needs learn and practice the self-care, independence and social skills crucial for best functioning at home, school and community.

Information for Providers

Authorization for CSHCN services

Terms and conditions for delivery of authorized services

List of durable medical equipment (DME) and medical supplies

General information about reimbursement rates

Fee schedules



For more information, email Children with Special Health Care Needs
or call us at (803) 898-0784.