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Latest News on Child Health

Meet Madison: 2017 Speak Now for Kids Family Advocacy Day Hero
Jun 24, 2017

At just 7 years old, Madison was diagnosed with a pediatric tumor referred to as a craniopharyngioma, and panhypopituitarism. However, that hasn’t stopped her from taking on the responsibility to live her life. In many ways, she has had to grow up faster than other kids. Her self-care alone is...

Meet Bridget: 2017 Speak Now for Kids Family Advocacy Day Hero
Jun 24, 2017

Bridget was born eight weeks premature with many birth defects. She had her first of over 25 surgeries at 3-days-old and soon after was diagnosed with CHARGE syndrome — an extremely complicated set of genetic abnormalities. Bridget remained in the NICU for almost six months before coming home in October...

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.