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Latest News on Child Health

What's Up Wednesday -- Michael
Sep 19, 2018

#WhatsUpWednesday is our chance to hear from the teens and young adults who are involved with the Speak Now for Kids community. For Craniosynostosis Month, Speak Now for Kids spoke with 13-year-old Michael from Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare. Michael was born with Apert syndrome, a rare genetic form of craniosynostosis...

Children like Mackenna would be helped by the ACE Kids Act
Sep 18, 2018

Mackenna is a pioneer. She was born with her lung and liver fused together, a condition reported only four other times in medical history. Mackenna is the only child known to have survived!  But she is a remarkable young lady for many reasons beyond her health condition. Mackenna is a...

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.