This brief profiles how a state Medicaid agency and its partners can explore maximizing the authority that exists under federal Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) law to deliver an upstream preventive service in a nonclinical setting. Services for children provide an entry point for states desiring to move prevention upstream, given the robust scope of the federal Medicaid Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) benefit for children.
Blog September 25, 2023
This blog explains the impact of the policy choice to not renew the Child Tax Credit on the child poverty rate.
Home-Based Child Care: Embedding Wellness in HBCC Systems through Strengthening HBCC Networks: An Evidence-Based Framework for High Quality (Benchmarks)
Archived Webinar September 21, 2023
This recording and slide deck are from the September 19, 2023 Home-Based Child Care Webinar.
Report August 29, 2023
A robust early childhood care and education workforce is at the heart of any solution to stabilize the child care sector, and adequate compensation is pivotal to that end. That reality comes through in the PDG B-5 grant applications; many states demonstrate a keen focus on supporting workforce compensation. This brief explores and synthesizes the strategies to increase compensation that states proposed in their PDG B-5 grant applications.