Keeping Kids Connected to Care During COVID-19

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families (CCF) have teamed up to protect children’s health and well-being with the launch of a joint project: “Keeping Kids Connected to Care During COVID-19 and Beyond”. CCF, AAP and a network of children’s advocates will work together to educate the […]

CCF Annual Child Health Policy Conference 2020

Agenda Download the conference agenda here. Read the speaker biographies here. Download the participant list here. Session Registration July 28th Health Equity 11:00 AM ET Register We’ll kick off this year’s virtual conference with a conversation about how we can dig deeper and do more to combat systemic racism as we incorporate health equity into […]

Racial Health Inequities and Medicaid Work Requirements

Research by the Center for Children and Family demonstrates that Medicaid work reporting requirements proposed for low-income parents would disproportionately affect African American mothers and families. In three of the five states we reviewed, African American adults represent the largest proportion of the population subject to work reporting requirements. In all five states, the share […]

Approved 1135 Waivers and State Plan Amendments for COVID-19

Introduction Section 1135 of the Social Security Act allows the Health and Human Services Secretary to waive or modify certain Medicare, Medicaid, and CHIP requirements during a national emergency. The purpose of this authority is to ensure that during an emergency sufficient health care services are available to Medicare, Medicaid, and CHIP `beneficiaries.  As of March 13, […]