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About HSCSN

Medicaid Health Plan for Children with Special Health Care Needs

Health Services for Children with Special Needs, Inc. (HSCSN) serves children and young adults up to age 26 who live in Washington, DC and receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI). We focus on young people with special health care needs. That way, we can give your child the kind of attention and level of care that helps make his or her life as full as possible.   

HSCSN offers special benefits to our enrollees. You will have a care manager who helps ensure that you or your child gets the care or services your doctor prescribes. HSCSN is one component of The HSC Health Care System, a nonprofit health care organization committed to serving people with complex health care needs and eliminating barriers to health services. 

HSCSN is the Child Adolescent Supplemental Security Income Program (CASSIP) here in the District of Columbia (DC). CASSIP manages your:

  • Medical care
  • Dental care
  • Behavioral health services
  • Drug and alcohol abuse services

Our Mission

The mission of Health Services for Children with Special Needs, Inc. (HSCSN) is to coordinate innovative, high quality, community-based care for individuals with complex needs and their families. HSCSN empowers all we serve to improve the quality of their lives.