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Medicaid Birthday

Happy Birthday, Medicaid!

By: Emily Boushee and Jane Baird Our nation’s Medicaid program has reached an important milestone. It just turned 56 years old! Medicaid continues to need our support to ensure children and families have the best opportunity to thrive. Medicaid Then and Now On July 30, 1965, President Lyndon […]

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Connecting the Dots: Care Coordination

By: Katherine Ramirez During this time of unprecedented hardships facing so many families, there is also tremendous opportunity for those who serve children and families to rise to the challenge and meet their needs. Connecticut Children’s 4th annual Care Coordination Forum, hosted by Connecticut Children’s Center for Care […]

Advocacy for Children: The Time is Now

By: Emily Boushee In Connecticut and across the country, children are facing significant challenges due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the additional crises the pandemic has brought to light, including escalating behavioral health concerns and inequities stemming from racial and social injustice. Children need our advocacy more […]