Section 8 - Youth and Medical Consent
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Youth and Medical Consent


  • A youth who is his or her own medical consenter should talk with the caregiver or caseworker before agreeing to medical care to make sure the services will be paid for by Medicaid or other insurance coverage.
  • If the youth refuses medical care that the caregiver thinks is necessary, the caregiver should talk to the youth and CPS caseworker.