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Children’s Health in a Digital World: Opportunities & Challenges in Pediatric Telehealth

By: Ielnaz Kashefipour, The Children’s Partnership On February 27th, policymakers, physicians, payers, families, healthcare advocates, and legislative staff packed the Rotunda Room at the California Dental Association building for a policy briefing on pediatric telehealth. Co-sponsored by The Children’s Partnership, the Children’s Specialty Care Coalition, the…

The Children’s Partnership Urges Senators to Vote Yes on the USA Act

The Children’s Partnership thanks our Senators for their work for California’s children and families. As they look to support the wellbeing of all Californians, we urge them to vote yes on the USA Act and oppose any effort to create a $25 billion slush fund…

Realizing the Promise of Telehealth for Children

By: Mayra Alvarez, The Children’s Partnership, Debbie Chang, Nemours Children’s Health System & Deb Watson, Winter Park Health Foundation On January 26, the room at GuideWell Innovation Center in Orlando was filled with pediatric providers, health centers, schools and school districts, school nurses, parents, child care centers,…

California’s Commitment to Provide a Bright Future for All Kids

The 2018 budget proposal by Governor Jerry Brown reinforces California’s commitment to the progress made in children’s health coverage. Furthermore, it is a key example of the critical importance of state and local action, to help us advance as a nation despite the challenging national…

Statement from the California Children’s Health Coverage Coalition on the Governor’s 2018-19 Budget Proposal

For Immediate Release Contact: Michele Stillwell-Parvensky, 510-663- 1294 The California Children’s Health Coverage Coalition—comprised of United Ways of California, Children’s Defense Fund—California, The Children’s Partnership, Children Now, and California Coverage and Health Initiatives—released this statement in response to Governor Brown’s budget proposal released today: Despite…

Congress Skips Town Leaving Millions of Families Worried About Their Future

Los Angeles – Yesterday, Congress left town without securing long-term funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) or health centers and ignoring critical programs like Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV). While Members of Congress…

Healthy Mind, Healthy Future

By: Mayra Alvarez, President of The Children’s Partnership & Cynthia Buiza, Executive Director of California Immigrant Policy Center                                                      …

Calif. Cuts Number of Uninsured Children by More than Half

California has made the biggest recent gains in the country in getting children signed up for health insurance, according to a new report. Researchers at the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families found the Golden State cut its number of uninsured children by 55…

New Laws for Expanding Use of Telehealth Tools Insufficient

The Children’s Partnership, the University of California-Davis Children’s Hospital, the Center for Connected Health Policy, and the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health compiled a report describing the benefits of using telehealth tools among young patients in the pediatric field. Read more. 

MEDIUM: Get Out the Vote for California Children

By Mayra E. Alvarez For the first time in decades, California is in the spotlight for this year’s presidential primary elections. With so much attention on the Golden State, Californians are in a better position to raise the issues that impact the future of our…

VIDA EN EL VALLE: Undocumented children are now covered by Medi-Cal

“The expansion of health coverage to every low-income child in California, no matter where they were born, is an investment in their ability to learn today and contribute to our communities tomorrow,” said Mayra E. Alvarez, President, The Children’s Partnership. Read more.   

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