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The Impact of Medicaid Restructuring on Young Children

Download Files Jun 22, 2017

America’s Babies Need Affordable Health Care: The Impact of Medicaid Restructuring on Young Children

This paper offers a detailed report about what is at stake for babies and their families as Congress and the Administration look to restructure and reduce funding for Medicaid.

More than 37 million children in low-income families are insured by Medicaid, which also covers almost half (45%) of all births in the country. It serves as a crucial source of coverage for preventative and early intervention services for the most vulnerable children and families, giving them the strong start they need to thrive. Read more about how babies would be affected by potential cuts and restructuring of this program with a 50-year history of protecting babies’ health and well-being.

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