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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Incorporating Connecting Kids to Coverage National Campaign Resources into Outreach

March 29, 2017

The Connecting Kids to Coverage National Campaign's resources have been incorporated in to Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) outreach and enrollment efforts nationwide since 2009. Covering a wide variety of topic areas such as Back-to-School, oral health, year-round enrollment, and teen outreach, this webinar provided an overview Campaign materials than can be used in creative ways to inform and engage families. Additionally updates on recent target audience research and the Campaign's Twitter handle, @IKNGov , was shared and a Connecting Kids to Coverage grantee who has incorporated Campaign materials into outreach and enrollment efforts was profiled.