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Latest News on Child Health

“I spent my childhood on Medicaid”
Apr 17, 2017

For this week’s Medicaid Matters for Kids’ Mondays, Speak Now for Kids spoke with The Washington Post’s Michelle Singletary about her recent newspaper columns on the importance of Medicaid in the lives of children. As the discussion about health care continues on Capitol Hill and in the media, the role...

A Mother’s Perspective - Pediatric Kidney Disease
Mar 29, 2017

My daughter has cancer. I never thought words like that would ever enter my mind, but when Hannah was about 13 months old something wasn’t right. One side of her stomach was bulging. A visit to the pediatrician resulted in a trip to the hospital – Do not pass go...

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.