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Kids Health Care

STUDY: Kids' Health Care Quality Varies Geographically

Reuters | Posted 02.10.2014 | Parents

By Sharon Begley NEW YORK, Dec 11 (Reuters) - Children in Lebanon, New Hampshire, are more than twice as likely to have their tonsils ...

Kids and the Affordable Care Act: A High-Stakes Recipe for Success

Wendy Lazarus | Posted 06.10.2013 | Los Angeles
Wendy Lazarus

The Affordable Care Act's potential to help kids is enormous. Our collective job over the months ahead is to make good decisions on behalf of the millions of children in this country who are not at these decision-making tables but whose well-being depend on making the right choices.

On the Line: Health Care for 1 in 3 Kids!

Donna Norton | Posted 08.20.2011 | Politics
Donna Norton

Critical programs like Medicaid -- which provides health coverage for more than one out of three of our nation's children -- are at the top of the list for drastic cuts. If we don't stand up for our kids now in the budget negotiations, no one will.

Little Pharma: The Medication Of U.S. Children

Maggie Kozel, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Maggie Kozel, M.D.

Our system of private, fee-for-service insurance is basically a business model that focuses on the top of the health care pyramid (the doctor) and pays for quick fixes (prescriptions) with immediately observable (short term) results.

Peaceful Revolution: The Momonomics of Healthcare for Kids

Donna Norton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Norton

When children have gaps in coverage and do not get timely preventive care, they often end up requiring more expensive health care, such as hospitalizations and emergency room visits.

Bush Vetoes Kids Health Insurance Bill For The Second Time

AP | JENNIFER LOVEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Bush vetoed legislation Wednesday that would have expanded government-provided health insurance for children, his second slap-down of a bipa...

Senate GOP Torpedos Kids Health Deal

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A bipartisan group of senators failed to reach a deal on controversial legislation expanding a children's health insurance program, setting the stage ...