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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Helping Newly-Enrolled Families Understand and Use their Medicaid and CHIP Coverage Webinar

April 22, 2015
Millions of children and parents have health coverage, many for the first time, thanks to nationwide enrollment efforts. Educating these newly-enrolled families about their Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) benefits is critical to ensuring they get the care they need when they need it. Experts discussed the benefits available through Medicaid and CHIP and how organizations are working with newly insured families to help them to understand their coverage.