Of the many sectors in health care that provide services to consumers with complex needs, defining the juvenile justice market is tricky. Defining the population, the services for this population, and the payment for those services is not an easy task. First, the population. Justice-involved youth are generally those between the ages of 10 and 17 (the ages vary slightly by state) who have contact with the juvenile justice system. The main tracking methodology for this population is the number of court cases adjudicated in the juvenile court system each year. There are some problems with this measure – it . . .
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