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Latest News on Child Health

Children like Christian would be helped by the ACE Kids Act
Sep 20, 2018

When he and his parents arrived at Children's Specialized Hospital, then 9-month-old Christian had no mobility. He could not swallow, eat, or sit up, and he cried constantly. Unable to hold anything in his right hand and totally without function in his left, Christian was diagnosed with cerebral palsy, hydrocephaly and...

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...

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.