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Latest News on Child Health

Life with a Child who has Type 1 Diabetes
Nov 16, 2016

During the month of November, parents of children diagnosed with type 1 diabetes will share testimonials with the Speak Now for Kids community. You can learn more about this chronic condition, which is usually diagnosed in children and young adults, by visiting the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). Samson was diagnosed...

Medicaid Matter for Kids Mondays -- Dacey
Nov 14, 2016

Every Monday Speak Now for Kids is celebrating Medicaid Matters for Kids Mondays with posts highlighting the importance of Medicaid in children’s access to health care. This week we revisit Dacey, a Speak Now for Kids’ Family Advocacy Day alum and current patient at the The Children’s Hospital of San...

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.