Blood Lead Screenings

October 24 – 30, 2021 is Lead Poisoning Prevention Week. About 3.3 million American families have children under 6 years of age at risk of exposure to lead. Medicaid and CHIP cover blood lead screening tests for children. Families and Campaign partners can get more information here: CDC - National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

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Medicaid and CHIP Outreach and Enrollment Considerations in Immigrant Communities Webinar

July 17, 2014
Reaching and enrolling immigrant children or children in mixed immigration status families in Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) present unique challenges. This webinar explains the eligibility rules and enrollment procedures that apply to this group and also presents outreach strategies for ensuring the most effective communication with families.