ChildrenImprove the health of Kentucky’s children
• Improve outreach, enrollment and retention so that all Kentucky children have health care coverage that includes comprehensive physical, mental, dental and vision care
• Encourage school districts to implement the components of Coordinated School Health
In Caldwell county, an estimated 165 children are uninsured, even though they are eligible for KCHIP or Medicaid coverage.
Click here to find out how many kids are eligible but uninsured in your county!
Trouble getting children covered in Kentucky? Click below to contact Covering Kentucky Kids and Families. Or call 1-859-323-4747.
“Go To” Groups
Kentucky Voices for Health members often go to these groups for help on covering kids policy issues and advocacy:
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: Well-respected work on lots of health topics. Follow “Areas of Research” to “Health Policies” and you’ll find Improving Children's Health: A Chartbook about the Roles of Medicaid and SCHIP, 2007 Edition
Community Catalyst: Policy work with a focus on empowering consumer groups.
Families USA: Lots of useful background, including a section on Children’s Health. Make sure to check the Resources section for useful Advocacy Tools. And check out the map on State Coverage Expansions.
Georgetown University Health Policy Institute: Center for Children and Families: Our friends at Georgetown have a special resource center for covering kids.
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