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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Conducting Culturally Competent Outreach and Enrollment Webinar

July 21, 2015
Successfully enrolling diverse populations in Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) begins with a commitment to understanding how to work with people with varying cultural backgrounds, effectively, and with sensitivity. This webinar provides an overview of what "cultural competence" means and how to incorporate cultural competence principles into our outreach and enrollment work. Presenters share strategies for working with diverse communities and highlight effective on-the-ground enrollment practices.