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Latest News on Child Health

Carter's Story
Oct 17, 2017

Carter has spina bifida, but it doesn’t let it slow him down. He’s a happy, energetic 8-year-old boy who loves school, competitive cooking, playing adaptive sports and best of all—being a big brother to little brother Cohen. Spina bifida is a neutral tube defect. It ocurs when the bones of...

What's Up Wednesday -- William
Sep 27, 2017

#WhatsUpWednesday is our chance to hear from the teens who are involved with the Speak Now for Kids community. This week’s post will focus on William, a patient at Children’s Hospital and Medical Center in Omaha, NE. Even though he’s only is 16, William has already climbed the Sydney Harbor...

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.