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Latest News on Child Health

World Kidney Day - Henry
Mar 14, 2019

When Henry laughs it is a full-body, head-to-toe roar that can fill a room. His laughter is something that the dialysis nurses at Riley Hospital for Children have come to love. It’s a laughter that is easily brought out and one that brings smiles to everyone around him. His sense...

Meet Jenna: Certified Child Specialist
Mar 12, 2019

Speak Now for Kids honors child life professionals who are dedicated to helping children with difficult health circumstances. The following testimonial is courtesy of Children’s Mercy Kansas City in Kansas City, Missouri. Jenna Simpson is a child life specialist at Children’s Mercy Kansas City and has spearheaded innovative interventions to...

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.