Posts for Children's Health

What Makes Child Health Advocates Successful?

In case you missed it, we wanted to call your attention to this post over at Say Ahhh!, the children’s health policy blog run by one of our partners, the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families. In the post, Eugene Lewit and Liane Wong of t

Signing on to Advance Child Nutrition

The New England Alliance for Children’s Health is co-sponsoring a sign-on letter with the New England Consortium (NEC) that urges Congress to act swiftly and pass a strong child nutrition reauthorization (CNR) bill. The letter asks the New England delegat

Accepting the Challenge

Today is an exciting day in children’s health! As this press release explains, Secretary of Health and Human Services Sebelius is urging leaders from across government and the private sector to join the Connecting Kids to Coverage Challenge. The Challenge

Three Cheers for Dependent Coverage Expansion!

While there are many provisions in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that will benefit children and families, the expansion of dependent coverage to children up to age 26 is among the most important – especially in the short-term. In 2011 alone, as many as 1.

Cross Post: A deeper look at health reform's individual responsibility requirement

Community Catalyst recently worked with our partner, Georgetown University’s Center for Children and Families, to create a document answering prevalent questions about how the new mandate for insurance coverage will affect families. Here’s an excerpt from

East Room Promises

I was invited to attend an event at the White House yesterday to commemorate the 90th day since President Obama signed health care reform into law, and it was a powerful event that underscored how much the law matters to American families. Following a pri

Implementation for Kids

Have you been wondering how health reform implementation will affect children’s health care programs? Are you looking for information on when changes to CHIP and Medicaid go into effect? Do you want to learn more about the new provision allowing young ad