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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Strategies for Building Media Relationships to Expand Medicaid & CHIP Outreach Efforts

June 7, 2016
Local television news programs, drive-time radio and community newspapers are just a few examples of media consumers turn to daily for information. And building relationships with these media outlets can serve as a valuable extension of on-going Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) outreach and enrollment efforts. Learn tips from journalists, organizations and public relations professionals, including how to determine which media is relevant in local outreach and how to identify the best reporters to contact.