Blood Lead Screenings Available for Families

Did you know that higher blood lead levels are more prevalent among children from racial and ethnic minority groups and children from low-income households? Help inform families that Medicaid and CHIP cover blood lead screening tests for children. Get more information here to share in your community: CDC - Blood Lead Levels in Children.

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Outreach and Enrollment Strategies in Latino Communities

January 29, 2015
The majority of uninsured Latino children, an estimated 1.7 million, are eligible for Medicaid or the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) but not enrolled. Closing this coverage gap requires culturally-competent outreach techniques to connect eligible families with health coverage. Experts from national and local organizations discussed health and coverage disparities as well as effective outreach and enrollment activities going on in Latino communities.