When states reduce barriers for low-income children to get coverage, their mothers are more likely to be married and less likely to smoke.
Social scientists determined that body mass index growth declined for children of low-income parents in states that had expanded their Medicaid programs.
Help is out there for those many who have lost health insurance because of the pandemic. You can thank Obamacare.
Researchers found stark differences in child mental health and infant mortality rates, depending on whether immigrant mothers were covered by inclusive policies or not.
Funding for a children’s health insurance program ran out at the end of last September. Despite the program’s clear benefits, plans to renew it have been caught in partisan bickering.
Funding for the children’s health insurance program is in jeopardy if Congress does not act by September 30. Here’s a look at what’s at stake, and how Congress could act to secure funding for CHIP.