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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Driving Enrollment by Highlighting Dental Coverage Webinar

February 24, 2016
Children enrolled in Medicaid or CHIP have access to comprehensive oral health services, including check-ups, fluoride treatments, fillings and more. Raising awareness of these benefits can help strengthen outreach efforts and motivate parents to enroll their child these programs. Experts from national dental health organizations and a local organization shared creative tactics used to connect families to dental coverage; Campaign oral health resources were also highlighted.