Thanks to a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, CCF has teamed up with NHeLP to launch a series of explainer briefs that unpack the Medicaid/Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) managed care regulations. The importance of these rules cannot be understated. Nearly nine out of ten children in Medicaid and CHIP receive care through […]
Today, more than 45 million children have coverage through Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). For the nation’s youngest children, Medicaid and CHIP play an outsized role, covering 44 percent of children under the age of six, compared to 35 percent of children between the ages of six and 18.
By Colin Reusch, Children’s Dental Health Project and Joan Alker, Georgetown University Center for Children and Families Last month, a U.S. Senator called children’s dental health “a huge issue people simply don’t think about very often.” Here at Georgetown University’s Center for Children and Families and the Children’s Dental Health Project, we think it is time to […]
Fulfilling the Promise of Children’s Dental Coverage is the second brief in our Future of Children’s Health Coverage series. The brief, coauthored by Colin Reusch with the Children’s Dental Health Project, offers twelve policy options that state and federal policymakers should consider to strengthen pediatric dental coverage and ensure that more children receive oral health risk […]
Thanks to a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, CCF has teamed up with NHeLP to launch a series of explainer briefs that unpack the new Medicaid/Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) managed care regulations. Three briefs in the series have been released already: Looking at the New Medicaid/CHIP Managed Care Regulations Through a Children’s Lens, Medicaid/CHIP […]
By Shelby Gonzalez, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Across the country, children are stocking up on school supplies and teachers are preparing their classrooms and lesson plans. In addition to these traditional back-to-school activities, many school administrators and outreach groups are gearing up to raise awareness about the importance of health insurance and help […]