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Missed Care

Keeping up with kids’ routine medical appointments and vaccines helps protect their health now and for the future. Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) covers kids’ medical needs, including regular check-ups and vaccines. Our Missed Care resources encourage parents and caregivers to enroll their kids in free or low-cost health coverage. And once covered, these resources serve as a reminder for parents to call their doctor or other health care providers to schedule any appointments such as routine check-ups and vaccinations they may have missed. Campaign palmcards and posters can be customized with your organization’s information; details are found in our Customization Guide  (PDF, 5.1 MB) .

Missed Care resources are coming soon. Visit our Outreach Tool Library for a full view of the variety of other outreach materials available. All of our resources are available in English and Spanish; some materials are available in additional languages.

View CMS’ press release and data to learn more about children’s missed care in 2020.