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Percent of CSHCN whose insurance does not meet each criterion for adequacy (vertical bar chart): CSHCN not allowed to see needed providers*, 12.3%; Benefits do not meet child’s needs*, 14.5%; Charges are not reasonable*, 28.4%. *Percent whose insurance does not usually or always meet this criterion.

Source: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau (2004). The National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs Chartbook. Rockville, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.