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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Conducting Culturally Competent Outreach and Enrollment Webinar

July 21, 2015
Successfully enrolling diverse populations in Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) begins with a commitment to understanding how to work with people with varying cultural backgrounds, effectively, and with sensitivity. This webinar provides an overview of what "cultural competence" means and how to incorporate cultural competence principles into our outreach and enrollment work. Presenters share strategies for working with diverse communities and highlight effective on-the-ground enrollment practices.