Palliative care provides an added layer of support for children and adolescents living with serious illness. It helps ensure that your goals as a family are at the heart of your child’s care. Palliative care can help to ease pain and other upsetting symptoms resulting from a condition or treatment.
To be eligible, a child must:
Be under age 21
Have active Vermont Medicaid
Be living with a serious life-limiting or life-threatening illness or condition