Back-to-school season is a tried and true time to reach and enroll eligible children (and parents) in Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). It's also important for outreach organizations to establish and nurture relationships with school staff to ensure enrollment efforts continue into the school year. Schools are trusted messengers when it comes to children's well-being, and integrating enrollment services into schools is key to getting children covered. This webinar covers effective strategies for outreach and enrollment during back-to-school time and beyond to identify ways to reach more families through school activities. Speakers from across the country share successful back-to-school outreach strategies and provide tips for how to develop strong enrollment programs with local school systems.
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