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  • Commentary: Break The Chain Of Neglect For The Mentally Ill

    Commentary: Break The Chain Of Neglect For The Mentally Ill
    My son Tim has a serious mental illness. Whenever a tragedy highlights the need for better mental health services, I wonder if policy leaders will finally enact some of the measures that would most make a difference for Tim. And for children who today are experiencing what he did years ago.
  • Medicaid matters to children

    Three of every 10 children in the U.S. rely for their health needs on Medicaid, the single largest health insurer of children. Access to Medicaid not only ensures that 30 million children receive adequate medical care and preventive services, but also...

    House passes children's health insurance bill; Obama plans same-day signing

    The House on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a bill extending health coverage to 4 million uninsured children, giving President Barack Obama a much-needed win on health care and taking a first step toward his promise of universal coverage. The...