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The Racial Equity Implications of Proposals to Restrict Medicaid, Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and the Affordable Care Act (ACA)

March 2017

This policy paper provides information on the impact of Medicaid and CHIP on reducing disparities in coverage for children and families of color and the likely impacts of current reform proposals.
(11 pp)

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Poverty in Early Childhood

2016

This policy brief provides statistics and facts on the impacts of poverty on early childhood, how that impact differs for children of color, and its cumulative effects.
(2 pp)

Policy Paper

Promoting Healthy Outcomes for Young Children and Their Families: Implications of Proposals to Restrict Medicaid, Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and the Affordable Care Act (ACA)

March 2017

This policy paper highlights five actions promoting positive outcomes for young children and families by ensuring that essential health care services now provided through Medicaid, CHIP, and the ACA remain intact.
(7 pp)

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Food Insecurity in Early Childhood

2016

This policy paper discusses how detrimental food insecurity can be to early development. It examines the short-term and long-term options available to policy makers and early childhood service providers.
(10 pp)

Policy Paper

Federal Spending on Prenatal to Three

March 2018

This policy paper discusses how the biggest opportunities to improve children’s health and development are through cultivating safety, stability, and nurturing in homes while expanding resources and opportunities in poor neighborhoods.
(65 pp)