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, […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Center

In response to the public health emergency caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families has created this resource center to keep you up to date on the latest in health coverage. [If you need help finding affordable health coverage or meeting other needs, call or text 211 for […]

Latino Children’s Coverage

Having health insurance is important for children to grow and thrive. Latino children are more likely than other children to be uninsured, but efforts to reduce this coverage disparity by expanding affordable coverage options such as Medicaid, CHIP, and the Affordable Care Act paid off – the rate of uninsured Latino children decreased to historic […]

CCF Annual Child Health Policy Conference 2019

Building a Stronger Foundation for Kids CCF Annual Child Health Policy Conference July 30-August 1, 2019 Tuesday, July 30, 2019   SESSION SPEAKERS 12:00 PM LAYING THE GROUNDWORK: Welcome & Keynote Lunch Plenary: Political Landscape Joan Alker, Georgetown CCF Katie Beckmann, The David and Lucile Packard Foundation (moderator) Chris Jennings, Jennings Policy Strategies Dean Rosen, […]