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Latest News on Child Health

Meet Tom: 2017 Speak Now for Kids Family Advocacy Day Hero
Jul 21, 2017

Tom represented Franciscan Children’s Hospital at last week’s Speak Now for Kids Family Advocacy Day event in Washington, D.C. Born four months premature, weighing 1 pound 5 ounces with a height of 11 inches, Tom immediately faced tough odds. His organs weren’t fully developed, he could not breathe on his...

Meet William Ri Jin: 2017 Speak Now for Kids Family Advocacy Day Hero
Jul 12, 2017

William Ri Jin was born in Hohhot, China, with achondroplasia — a form of skeletal dysplasia. Will receives much of his care at two hospitals; locally, he goes to Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, and for care related to achondroplasia, Will travels with his family to A.I. Dupont /Nemours in...

Top Issues in Children’s Health

ACE Kids Act

The Advancing Care for Exceptional Kids Act of 2014 (ACE Kids Act) is a proposal to improve how care is delivered to America’s children with complex medical conditions on Medicaid.

The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

CHIP provides free or low-cost health coverage to more than eight million children in families that earn too much money to qualify for Medicaid.