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Latest News on Child Health

2015 Family Advocacy Day Hero -- Kara
May 27, 2015

You may remember Kara as a previous Family Advocacy Day attendee. Born by emergency Caesarian section when her fetal heart rate dropped, Kara suffered an 80 percent blood loss and wasn't expected to survive. Due to the loss of oxygen, she suffered immediate onset of seizures at birth, had kidney...

2015 Family Advocacy Day Hero -- Marina
May 26, 2015

Marina lived the first three years of her life in the abandoned baby ward of a Ukrainian hospital. Despite being born with multiple health conditions and malformations, she has an indomitable will to live. Marina captured the heart of an American missionary family who brought her to the United States...

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.