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, […]

2019 Medicaid and CHIP Snapshot Data Sources

Name of CHIP Program               Kaiser Family Foundation, CHIP Program Name and Type, State Health Facts (as of May 1, 2015). Please note that effective 2013 the former California CHIP program,California Healthy Families Program has been converted into Medi-Cal. Type of CHIP Program Kaiser Family Foundation, CHIP Program Name and Type, State Health Facts (as of May 1, 2015). Number […]

Early Childhood

A child’s brain develops most rapidly in the earliest years of life, building the foundation for learning, behavior and health. Medicaid, along with CHIP, serves four out of five young children in low-income families, serving as a logical place to reach these children and their families before kindergarten. Prioritizing young children and their families in […]