Family structure can be influenced by cultural, financial, and situational factors. And multi-generational households, kinship care, same-sex parents, single parents, and siblings living together are just some of the many diverse family structures in which children who are eligible for Medicaid and CHIP live and thrive. In this webinar, experts discussed strategies to help identify eligible children and families in diverse family structures and connect them to health coverage.
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