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Below are the criteria that physicians should consider when referring a child to CompassionNet. Our program is designed for children under the age of 21 who have an Excellus, Univera, or YourCare managed health insurance plan and have been diagnosed with:


SibsRock artA medical condition for which curative treatment is possible but may fail


A medical condition which is progressive and treatment is comfort oriented only


A potential life-limiting condition whereby the child is experiencing a progression or exacerbation of the disease which may be evidenced by increased frequency or duration of acute care intervention; and/or requiring intensive pain and symptom management


A condition involving severe, non-progressive disability during a time of extreme medical fragility placing the child at risk to die


For more information, please call 1-800-308-3914 or email