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Latest News on Child Health

Today is the First Annual World Birth Defects Day
Mar 03, 2015

Throughout the month of March, Speak Now for Kids is celebrating Medicaid Matters for Kids Month with posts highlighting the importance of Medicaid in children’s access to health care.    March 3 is the first annual World Birth Defects Day.  Created by a network of 12 global health organizations, World...

Medicaid Matters for Kids Month -- Lily's Story
Mar 01, 2015

Throughout the month of March, Speak Now for Kids is celebrating Medicaid Matters for Kids Month with posts highlighting the importance of Medicaid in children’s access to health care. Today’s post was written by Lily’s mother, Chrissie. Lily has STAR Syndrome. A very rare condition, she was the ninth person...

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.