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Resources on Child Health Services Research.


  • Dec-13-2019

    Nation’s Youngest Children Lose Health Coverage at an Alarming Rate (December 2019) Details

    The nation’s rate and number of uninsured young children (under age 6) increased significantly between 2016 and 2018, following many years of steady decline. This reversal put the number of uninsured young children back above 1 million by 2018 for the first time since the full implementation of the Affordable Care Act in 2014. The rate of uninsured children under age 6 increased significantly between 2016 and 2018, from 3.8 percent in 2016 to 4.3 percent in 2018.


  • APHA Center for School, Health and Education Details

    The Center for School, Health and Education focuses on the role that school-based health centers can play in ensuring educational success and promoting the well-being of school-age children and teens.

  • AcademyHealth Details

    AcademyHealth acts as an objective broker of information, bringing together stakeholders to address the current and future needs of an evolving health system, inform health policy and practice, and translate evidence into action.

  • Adolescent Health: Think, Act, Grow® (TAG) Details

    A national call to action to improve adolescent health in the United States. TAG calls upon organizations and individuals to prioritize activities that can support the health and healthy development of all of America's 42 million adolescents.

  • Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit (CHEAR) Details

    Research conducted by the CHEAR Unit provides information to improve the delivery of child health care and enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of public and private health care programs.

  • Child Health Services Research Interest Group Details

    This interest group provides a forum for researchers, policymakers, practitioners, and trainees to interact on health issues related to children. Links are provided to information about upcoming and past meetings.

  • Child Trends Details

    Nonprofit, nonpartisan research center that studies children at all stages of development and provides research, data, and analysis to the people and institutions whose decisions and actions affect children, including program providers, the policy community, researchers and educators, and the media.

  • Children's Health Insurance Program Details

    Initiative is dedicated to making high-quality, comprehensive, affordable health insurance coverage for all of America's children a top national priority.

  • Families USA: Children's Health Details

    Information and resourches on children's health collected by Families USA.

  • Indian Children's Program Details

    The IHS Division of Behavioral Health Indian Children's Program (ICP) provides education, training, and consultation on issues affecting American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) youth via IHS's Telebehavioral Health Center of Excellence (TBHCE). These services are available to all IHS, Tribal, and Urban (I/T/U) providers.

  • Innovations in Childhood Obesity Resource Center Details

    This resource center provides practical tools and strategies to spur Medicaid-public health collaboration to reduce childhood obesity among low-income populations.

  • Insure Kids Now! Details

    Insure Kids Now! is a national campaign to link the nation's uninsured children -- from birth to age 18 -- to free and low-cost health insurance.

  • Integrated Care for Kids (InCK) Model Details

    A child-centered local service delivery and state payment model that aims to reduce expenditures and improve the quality of care for children under 21 years of age covered by Medicaid and CHIP through prevention, early identification, and treatment of behavioral and physical health needs. The model will empower states and local providers to better address these needs and the impact of opioid addiction through care integration across all types of healthcare providers.

  • Medicaid Early Childhood Innovation Lab Details

    The MECIL will recruit six to eight teams led by state Medicaid agencies or health plans to participate in an 18-month learning lab to catalyze upstream innovations in Medicaid. Teams participating in MECIL will design, implement, and spread strategies for: (a) creating the conditions for optimal early childhood (ages 0-3) health and development; (b) intervening with high-risk, low-income families to prevent childhood trauma, boost kindergarten readiness, and reduce long-term health and social services costs for federal, state, and local governments; and (c) generating connections between Medicaid stakeholders and innovators in early childhood development.

  • National Initiative for Children's Healthcare Quality (NICHQ) Details

    NICHQ is an independent, not-for-profit, quality improvement organization dedicated to achieving a world in which all children receive the high quality healthcare they need.

  • National Research Center on Hispanic Children and Families Details

    The Center provides information and resources for research on Hispanic children and families, with the focus areas of education, poverty, and family involvement.

  • PEDSnet Details

    A pediatric learning health system dedicated to discovering and implementing new ways of providing the best care and improving health care outcomes.


  • Child and Adolescent Health Details

    A topic page that provides access to resources, research findings, and news for policymakers and professionals on AHRQs initiatives in child health.

  • Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Details

    Describes activities related to CHIP (formerly State Children's Health Services Research Program - SCHIP)

  • Indiana University Children's Health Services Research Details

    Indiana University, Children's Health Services Research strives to improve the health and healthcare of children by developing and applying the best scientific evidence and methods in health services research and informatics.

  • Pediatric Quality Measures Program (PQMP) Details

    The PQMP supports State Medicaid/CHIP agencies in collecting and reporting on the core set of standardized child health quality measures in alignment with other quality measures collected by States, health plans, and providers. The primary goal for the Child Core Set is to achieve better care, a healthier population, and affordable care as identified in the National Quality Strategy (NQS).

  • Program Child & Adolescent Health Services Details

    Program on Child & Adolescent Health Services focuses on ways to ensure the development, implementation, and evaluation of high quality, evidence-based services for children, adolescents, and women in their childbearing years.

  • Vermont Children's Health Improvement Program Details

    University of Vermont College of Medicine's population-based maternal and child health services research and quality improvement program.