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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


Why CHIP is Still the Best Deal for Kids

| September 30, 2016 |

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

| September 30, 2016 |

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.


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


#Health4AllKids: Finishing the Job of Getting Kids Covered in California

| May 16, 2016 |

By Mike Odeh Children Now Starting today, May 16, 2016, California begins to finish the job of ensuring that 100 percent of children in


On the campaign trail, candidates’ health plans tout Medicaid cuts, ignoring impact on children

| September 10, 2015 |

As the presidential campaign trail heats up, Republican candidates are fleshing out more details on their health care proposals. While Obamacare replacement seems to


By the Numbers: Kids in the GOP Presidential Debate

| August 14, 2015 |

Last week’s Republican presidential primary debate covered a lot of ground. I wondered how mentions of children compared with other issues. Here’s what I


Medicaid provides critical health coverage for young people aging out of foster care

| July 31, 2015 |

As Medicaid turns 50, we reflect on its milestones in providing health care coverage for vulnerable youth in this country, including children in the


By the Numbers: Kids and News Coverage of Medicaid’s 50th

| July 30, 2015 |

Today is Medicaid’s (and Medicare’s) 50th anniversary, and because it provides quality, affordable coverage for nearly 32 million children and is the largest single