How Restructuring Medicaid Could Affect Children

More than one-third of America’s children rely on Medicaid for their health care, and more than half of Medicaid recipients are children. Medicaid’s existing structure has helped states respond to every economic downturn, natural disaster, epidemic or innovative treatment since the program was enacted in 1965. As recently as last year, Congress put forth proposals […]

Further State Funding Cuts and Uncertain Federal Landscape Threaten Care for Young Children in Texas with Disabilities and Developmental Delays

Texas’ early childhood intervention system has not kept pace with other states in the share of young children it serves. And with state policy changes and possible federal proposals, the program could find it more difficult to meet the needs of young children with disabilities and delays who need these critical services.