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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Engaging Non-Traditional Partners to Increase Medicaid & CHIP Enrollment

May 12, 2016

There may be many untapped opportunities to engage with non-traditional partners to further an organization’s reach and to boost Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) enrollment. These partnerships can strengthen the connections between daily lives and health care, ultimately enrolling more families and children in Medicaid and CHIP. Learn how to engage community partners who may not be top of mind when planning outreach and enrollment strategies, but are key in helping to reduce the number of uninsured children.