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CBO Round Two: Same Raw Deal for Kids & Families

| May 24, 2017 |

(WASHINGTON, DC) – The revised score from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) for the House-passed American Health Care Act (AHCA) estimates that 23 million Americans


Trump Budget Harms Kids & Families by Slashing $1.5 Trillion from Medicaid and CHIP

| May 23, 2017 |

The FY 2018 budget proposal released today by the Trump Administration includes a host of provisions that would dramatically cut health care access, coverage,


AHCA Round Two: Same Bad Deal Made Even WORSE for Children & Families

| April 27, 2017 |

(WASHINGTON, DC) – With President Trump’s 100-day milestone looming, House Speaker Paul Ryan and Republican leaders continue negotiations to secure the votes they need to


Why CHIP is Still the Best Deal for Kids

| April 18, 2017 |

CHIP covers those who earn too much to qualify for Medicaid but not enough to be able to purchase health insurance coverage on their


Key Facts about the CHIP Program

| April 13, 2017 |

The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) was enacted by a bipartisan group of lawmakers as part of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 (P.L.


Community Programs Reduce Asthma Triggers at Home

| April 3, 2017 |

Pathways to Medicaid Reimbursement for Pediatric Asthma Services EDITOR’S NOTE: This blog post is part of a national awareness campaign week focused on healthy


Fact Sheet: Medicaid Per Capita Caps

| March 10, 2017 |

On March 6, Republican leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives released draft legislation, the American Health Care Act (AHCA) (H.Res.154), that would not


Pushback Starts Against Possible Medicaid Makeover

| February 23, 2017 |

MedPage Today 2/22/17 By Shannon Firth Advocates for children, the elderly, and those with disabilities are gearing up to urge state governors and Congress


Medicaid Block Grants: A System of Rationing, Inequity, and Harm

| November 21, 2016 |

Medicaid, in partnership with the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), has led the way in helping to cut the nation’s uninsured rate dramatically. This


Mothers Mentoring Mothers

| May 17, 2016 |

Mothers Mentoring Mothers: An Intervention that Insures Uninsured Children, Improves Healthcare Access and Quality, Saves Money, Creates Jobs, and Could Save America Billions of Dollars By Glenn