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Webinar Recording: Addressing Health Coverage Inequities among CSHCN in Your State

On June 20, the Catalyst Center hosted an hour-long webinar for MCH leaders and other stakeholders to "get acquainted" with our Inequities Tutorial . MCH staff from Alaska and Michigan described the strategies they are using to promote health equity for CSHCN in their states. If you were unable to participate, would like to listen again, or want to share the proceedings with colleagues, the webinar recording and slides are now available.
Other news of note:
Webinar: Coordinating Care for Children in Families with Complex Social and Health Needs - Research and Practice

Date: Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Time: 9:30 am PT; 12:30 pm ET

This webinar is a continuation of the work that began with the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health national symposium, "Designing Systems That Work for Children with Complex Health Care Needs." It will build upon the previous webinar in this series, "Take Action on Care Coordination." In this webinar, two leaders in the field of social complexity will discuss their work.

Sponsored by the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health and the Catalyst Center
In case you missed it:
Children's Health Coverage: The Role of Medicaid and CHIP and Issues for the Future

This issue brief from the Kaiser Family Foundation examines the importance of Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) benefits for kids and what it will mean for children with special health care needs if funding for CHIP does not continue past September 2017.
About the Catalyst Center
The Catalyst Center, the National Center for Health Insurance and Financing for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs, is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U41MC13618, $473,000. This information or content and conclusions are those of the Catalyst Center staff and should not be construed as the official position or policy of nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government.
LCDR Leticia Manning, MPH, MCHB/HRSA Project  Officer.