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Latest News on Child Health

Medicaid Matters to Kids Mondays: Sophia is defying the odds!
Aug 14, 2017

“Through years of hard work, determination, and the support of doctors, therapists, friends, and family, Sophia continues to gratify and amaze us with all that she can do,” says mom, Alicia.   Diagnosed with cerebral palsy, right hemiplegia, and global developmental delay, all before the age of one, it was unknown...

Medicaid Matters to Kids Mondays: Meet Lizzie
Aug 07, 2017

Six-year-old Lizzie loves ballet, singing and playing with her little sister and friends. Resilient and determined Lizzie lives with a number of congenital conditions, including the congenital heart defect, transposition of the great arteries, profound hearing loss and pulmonary stenosis. Lizzie had her first open heart surgery when she was...

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.