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Latest News on Child Health

May is Mental Health Month
May 01, 2016

During Mental Health Month, we will shine a spotlight on National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day on Thursday, May 5. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 1 in 5 children in the U.S. experiences a mental illness and half of all lifetime cases begin by...

Medicaid Matters for Kids Mondays -- Maisy
Apr 25, 2016

 Every Monday for the rest of the year, Speak Now for Kids is celebrating Medicaid Matters for Kids Mondays with posts highlighting the importance of Medicaid in children’s access to health care. This week we revisit Maisy Martindale who represented Children’s Hospitals & Clinics of Minnesota at the 2015 Speak Now for...

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.