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Latest News on Child Health

Children like Grace would be helped by the ACE Kids Act
Dec 11, 2018

Grace, 10 years old, is a strong-willed and determined fighter. She needed those traits to battle acute myeloid leukemia, a type of cancer that affects the blood and bone marrow. Grace was admitted to Children’s Hospital and Medical Center almost two years ago, and it quickly became home for her and her...

Diabetes Awareness Month with Samson
Nov 28, 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 Sarah about her experience of parenting son, Samson, who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. About 30.3 million people in...

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.