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Latest News on Child Health

Update on Apollo
Apr 16, 2018

Speak Now for Kids Family Advocacy Day alumnus Apollo Howell was born in September of 2014 with complex malformations of his esophagus and trachea. In his first few months of life, Apollo spent time in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) at both Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas in...

Jacob’s Story: Looking Beyond the Military for Health Care
Apr 12, 2018

Previously, Holly shared her son Jacob’s diagnosis with a rare form of epilepsy and the lessons her family learned navigating the military insurance program known as TRICARE. Below, Holly shares her concerns with the current system as the family looks towards an eventual end to their military coverage. Today, we...

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.