Families living in rural communities are disproportionately uninsured compared to those from urban and suburban areas across the country. They can face many barriers to ensuring proper health coverage, including language disparities, low literacy rates, and limited access to enrollment assistance in programs such as Medicaid and CHIP. Watch this webinar to take a closer look at the barriers to health care in rural America and learn from partners and community-based organizations specializing in helping eligible families enroll in Medicaid and CHIP in these communities.
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.