The AAP has assembled key resources to assist reporters in their
research on the Affordable Care Act. Media representatives who need help
locating pediatricians to interview should call the AAP Department of Public
Affairs at 847-434-7877.
and federal policy information
related to health reform implementation from AAP
- AAP Medicaid reform
statement for the record before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee
on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health (July 8, 2013)
Participation Rates Among Children: An Update – Report from the Robert
Wood Johnson Foundation and Urban Institute demonstrating that the number of
children eligible for Medicaid/CHIP, but uninsured, dropped from 4.9 million in
2008 to just 4.0 million in 2011. (Sept. 2013)
KidsWell -- national advocacy campaign focused health reform implementation and its impact on children, including regularly updated state-by-state data
Martha Heberlein, et al., “Medicaid Coverage for Parents Under the Affordable Care Act,” Georgetown University Center for Children and Families,” June 2012.
Karyn Schwartz, “Spotlight on Uninsured Parents: How a Lack of Coverage Affects Parents and their Families,” Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, June 2007.
Leighton Ku and Matthew Broaddus, “Coverage of Parents Helps Children, Too,” Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, October 2006.