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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Back-to-School Outreach and Enrollment: Tactics and Resources for Success Webinar

July 31, 2014
The back-to-school season is an especially important time of the year to remind families with eligible children that enrollment in Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) is year-round as parents equip their children with the essentials to head back to the classroom. This webinar focuses on ways to reinvigorate back-to-school outreach and enrollment efforts. Organizations that have implemented effective tactics shared their success stories and Connecting Kids to Coverage Campaign back-to-school resources to help spread the word about free or low-cost coverage were highlighted.