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Latest News on Child Health

Medicaid Matters for Kids Month - Lily
Nov 12, 2018

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 spoke with Lily’s dad, Anthony, to learn how Medicaid helps military families like his. While the family is covered under Tricare Standard, Lily’s care...

The Struggle, the Journey and Lessons Learned with Type 2 Diabetes
Nov 01, 2018

Speak Now for Kids is celebrating Diabetes Awareness Month in November to raise awareness about diabetes risk factors and encourage people to make healthy changes. This week, we spoke with Trina about her journey with type 2 diabetes and the experience of parenting son, Avery, who also has the disease. About...

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.