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Sign Up is Ongoing for Medicaid and CHIP

May 12, 2014
Spring is the time we think of children and their families being outside without their coats and seeing the bird’s nest if you stand on your tippy toes. As spring came this year, the open enrollment period ended for the private insurance created by the Affordable Care Act. The good news is that...
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How the ACA Helps Low-Income Parents – and Children – Succeed

May 12, 2014
A few weeks ago, President Obama announced that 8 million people have signed up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) exchanges; 28 percent (about 2.2 million) were between ages 18 and 34. But also important for young adults is the opportunity to sign up for Medicaid, which...
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Looking for health coverage for your kids? We can help!

May 12, 2014
Open Enrollment for the Affordable Care Act Marketplace plans may have ended for now, but did you know that kids, teens up to 19, and some adults may still be eligible for coverage? Enrollment in Indiana Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and the Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP) is...
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Mom skills work at home and in DC

May 11, 2014
We know how busy you are, so in appreciation of all you do, we want to share 3 quick gifts from us to you on this special day: Laughter, Inspiration, and Back Up!
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Continuing Access for Kids: There is no end date to staying healthy

May 12, 2014
As mothers, we know that children need ongoing access to health insurance, ensuring that children can readily gain needed care when faced with injury or illness. Whether it’s allergy season, soccer season or flu season, children need uninterrupted access to care. Medicaid and the Children’s Health...
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Enrollment still open for Medicaid and CHIP

May 12, 2014
The Children’s Dental Health Project was founded in 1997 with the principle goal of implementing the then-optional dental benefit in the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). As more than a decade has passed and CDHP’s mission has grown, so too has dental coverage for children. Thanks to the...
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Mother’s Day Might be Behind Us But It’s Not Too Late to Give Mom a Special Gift

May 12, 2014
Yesterday mothers everywhere were showered with love and appreciation for everything they do to keep their children well and happy. If you want to pay one more tribute to a mom you know, it’s not too late for an extra-special gift that doesn’t need to be wrapped in sparkly paper and tied with a bow.
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Kids in California Are Eligible for No-Cost Medi-Cal All Year Round – Let’s Get Them Covered Today

May 12, 2014
Haga clic aquí para leer el artículo en español Summer is almost here and California Coverage & Health Initiatives (CCHI) and all our statewide members want California’s children to be healthy wherever they live and play. Studies show children with health coverage are more likely to thrive and...
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One less thing to worry about for Mother’s Day

May 12, 2014
Being a mother changes everything. Before you become a mother, people try to explain what that means – no sleep, no privacy (bathrooms seem to have an open door policy in my house), and your fashion sense goes out the window! The thing is, you can’t really know what it means until you are face to...
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On Mother’s Day, Feelings of Gratitude & Frustration

May 11, 2014
Owen was discharged from Hopkins last Tuesday morning. Before we left, the drains were removed from his head and back, he was given his first bath in nearly a week, and we were told that he had been the talk of the floor amongst the nurses because of his cheerful attitude. He literally skipped down...
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