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size=3D3>Together, Medicaid and the Children=E2=80=99s Health Insurance =
Program (CHIP) provide health coverage to millions of low-income children =
in communities across the country: Approximately 29 million children are =
covered by Medicaid, and 7 million children are covered by CHIP.</FONT></SP=
AN><FONT color=3D#221e1f><SPAN class=3DA4><SPAN style=3D"FONT-SIZE: 6.5pt; =
LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial','sans-serif'">1 </SPAN></SPAN><SPAN=
 style=3D"COLOR: #221e1f; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial','sans-serif'"><FONT =
size=3D3>The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Affordable Care =
Act) contains several provisions that bolster these programs, building on =
the advances of the CHIP Reauthorization Act (CHIPRA) by strengthening =
Medicaid and CHIP to provide better coverage for current enrollees, as =
well as extending coverage to the estimated 7.3 million American children =
who are still uninsured.</FONT></SPAN><SPAN class=3DA4><SPAN style=3D"FONT-=
SIZE: 6.5pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial','sans-serif'">2 =
</SPAN></SPAN><SPAN style=3D"COLOR: #221e1f; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial','sans-ser=
if'"><o:p></o:p></SPAN></FONT></P>
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E: 12pt; COLOR: #221e1f; LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial','sans-seri=
f'">This fact sheet discusses provisions that are designed</SPAN><SPAN =
style=3D"FONT-SIZE: 12pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial','sans-ser=
if'"> </SPAN><A href=3D"http://www.familiesusa.org/assets/pdfs/health-refor=
m/Low-Income-Children.pdf"><SPAN style=3D"FONT-SIZE: 12pt; LINE-HEIGHT: =
115%; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial','sans-serif'">http://www.familiesusa.org/assets/=
pdfs/health-reform/Low-Income-Children.pdf</SPAN></A><SPAN style=3D"FONT-SI=
ZE: 12pt; COLOR: #221e1f; LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial','sans-ser=
if'"> </SPAN><SPAN style=3D"FONT-SIZE: 12pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; FONT-FAMILY=
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T: normal; FONT-SIZE: 12pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial','sans-s=
erif'; mso-bidi-font-weight: bold">WIC Controversy "[Today] a House =
committee will </SPAN><A href=3D"http://edlabor.house.gov/markups/2010/07/h=
r-5504-improving-nutrition-fo.shtml"><SPAN style=3D"FONT-WEIGHT: normal; =
FONT-SIZE: 12pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial','sans-serif'; =
mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-fareast-theme-font: =
major-fareast; mso-bidi-font-weight: bold">consider</SPAN></A><SPAN =
style=3D"FONT-WEIGHT: normal; FONT-SIZE: 12pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; =
FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial','sans-serif'; mso-bidi-font-weight: bold"> a bill to =
renew the WIC program, which provides carefully selected foods and =
nutrition services to 9 million low-income pregnant and postpartum women =
and young children.&nbsp; As I explained in </SPAN><A href=3D"http://www.cb=
pp.org/cms/index.cfm?fa=3Dview&amp;id=3D3201"><SPAN style=3D"FONT-WEIGHT: =
normal; FONT-SIZE: 12pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial','sans-seri=
f'; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-fareast-theme-font: =
major-fareast; mso-bidi-font-weight: bold">this paper</SPAN></A><SPAN =
style=3D"FONT-WEIGHT: normal; FONT-SIZE: 12pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; =
FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial','sans-serif'; mso-bidi-font-weight: bold"> (and this =
</SPAN><A href=3D"http://www.offthechartsblog.org/are-new-ingredients-addin=
g-more-than-cost-to-wic-foods/"><SPAN style=3D"FONT-WEIGHT: normal; =
FONT-SIZE: 12pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial','sans-serif'; =
mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-fareast-theme-font: =
major-fareast; mso-bidi-font-weight: bold">blog post</SPAN></A><SPAN =
style=3D"FONT-WEIGHT: normal; FONT-SIZE: 12pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; =
FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial','sans-serif'; mso-bidi-font-weight: bold"> and this =
</SPAN><A href=3D"http://www.cbpp.org/cms/index.cfm?fa=3Dview&amp;id=3D3213=
"><SPAN style=3D"FONT-WEIGHT: normal; FONT-SIZE: 12pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; =
FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial','sans-serif'; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New =
Roman'; mso-fareast-theme-font: major-fareast; mso-bidi-font-weight: =
bold">podcast</SPAN></A><SPAN style=3D"FONT-WEIGHT: normal; FONT-SIZE: =
12pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial','sans-serif'; mso-bidi-font-w=
eight: bold">), the program spends about $90 million extra each year on =
higher-priced infant formula with ingredients that supposedly boost =
children=E2=80=99s health and development =E2=80=94 but it has no idea =
whether these ingredients actually work.&nbsp; Congress now has a chance =
to address the issue." </SPAN><A href=3D"http://www.offthechartsblog.org/fi=
xing-wic%E2%80%99s-costly-blind-spot/"><FONT color=3D#800080><SPAN =
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mso-bidi-font-weight: bold">Off the Charts</SPAN></EM><SPAN style=3D"FONT-W=
EIGHT: normal; FONT-SIZE: 12pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial','sa=
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nt: major-fareast; mso-bidi-font-weight: bold"> blog</SPAN></FONT></A><SPAN=
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href=3D"http://www.offthechartsblog.org/fixing-wic%E2%80%99s-costly-blind-s=
pot/"><SPAN style=3D"FONT-WEIGHT: normal; FONT-SIZE: 12pt; LINE-HEIGHT: =
115%; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial','sans-serif'; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times =
New Roman'; mso-fareast-theme-font: major-fareast; mso-bidi-font-weight: =
bold"><FONT color=3D#800080>http://www.offthechartsblog.org/fixing-wic%E2%8=
0%99s-costly-blind-spot/</FONT></SPAN></A><STRONG><SPAN style=3D"FONT-SIZE:=
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<P class=3DMsoNormal style=3D"MARGIN: 0in 0in 10pt"><SPAN style=3D"FONT-SIZ=
E: 12pt; COLOR: black; LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial','sans-serif'=
">Hager ER et al. Development and Validity of a 2-Item Screen to Identify =
Families at Risk for Food Insecurity</SPAN><SPAN style=3D"FONT-SIZE: 12pt; =
LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial','sans-serif'"> <SPAN style=3D"COLOR=
: black">PEDIATRICS Vol. 126 No. 1 July 2010, pp. e26-e32<o:p></o:p></SPAN>=
</SPAN></P>
<P class=3DMsoNormal style=3D"MARGIN: 0in 0in 6.4pt"><SPAN style=3D"FONT-SI=
ZE: 12pt; COLOR: black; LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial','sans-serif=
'">The authors set out to develop a brief screen to identify families at =
risk for food<SUP> </SUP>insecurity (FI) and to evaluate the sensitivity, =
specificity,<SUP> </SUP>and convergent validity of the screen.<SUP> =
</SUP><o:p></o:p></SPAN></P>
<P class=3DMsoNormal style=3D"MARGIN: 0in 0in 6.4pt"><SPAN style=3D"FONT-SI=
ZE: 12pt; COLOR: black; LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial','sans-serif=
'">The 2-item FI screen included these questions (1) "Within the past 12 =
months we worried<SUP> </SUP>whether our food would run out before we got =
money to buy more"<SUP> </SUP>and (2) "Within the past 12 months the food =
we bought just didn't<SUP> </SUP>last and we didn't have money to get =
more."The sample included 30 098 families, 23% of which were food<SUP> =
</SUP>insecure. HFSS questions 1 and 2 were most frequently endorsed<SUP> =
</SUP>among food-insecure families (92.5% and 81.9%, respectively).<SUP> =
</SUP>An affirmative response to either question 1 or 2 had a sensitivity<S=
UP> </SUP>of 97% and specificity of 83% and was associated with increased<S=
UP> </SUP>risk of reported poor/fair child health (adjusted odds ratio<SUP>=
 </SUP>[aOR]: 1.56; <I>P</I> &lt; .001), hospitalizations in their =
lifetime<SUP> </SUP>(aOR: 1.17; <I>P</I> &lt; .001), and developmental =
risk (aOR: 1.60;<SUP> </SUP><I>P</I> &lt; .001).<SUP> </SUP><o:p></o:p></SP=
AN></P>
<P class=3DMsoNormal style=3D"MARGIN: 0in 0in 6.4pt"><SPAN style=3D"FONT-SI=
ZE: 12pt; COLOR: black; LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial','sans-serif=
'">The authors conclude that a <SPAN style=3D"mso-spacerun: yes">&nbsp;</SP=
AN>2-item FI screen was sensitive, specific, and valid among<SUP> =
</SUP>low-income families with young children. The FI screen rapidly<SUP> =
</SUP>identifies households at risk for FI, enabling providers to<SUP> =
</SUP>target services that ameliorate the health and developmental<SUP> =
</SUP>consequences associated with FI.<SUP> </SUP><o:p></o:p></SPAN></P>
<P class=3DMsoNormal style=3D"MARGIN: 0in 0in 10pt"><SPAN style=3D"FONT-SIZ=
E: 12pt; COLOR: black; LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial','sans-serif'=
">Read the entire article free at </SPAN><A href=3D"http://pediatrics.aappu=
blications.org/cgi/content/full/126/1/e26"><SPAN style=3D"FONT-SIZE: 12pt; =
LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial','sans-serif'">http://pediatrics.aap=
publications.org/cgi/content/full/126/1/e26</SPAN></A><SPAN style=3D"FONT-S=
IZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial','sans-seri=
f'"> <BR style=3D"mso-special-character: line-break" clear=3Dall><o:p></o:p=
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E: 12pt; COLOR: black; LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial','sans-serif'=
">Leventhal JM et al. Fractures and Traumatic Brain Injuries: Abuse Versus =
Accidents in a US Database of Hospitalized Children PEDIATRICS Vol. 126 =
No. 1 July 2010, pp. e104-e115<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P>
<P class=3DMsoNormal style=3D"MARGIN: 0in 0in 6.4pt"><SPAN style=3D"FONT-SI=
ZE: 12pt; COLOR: black; LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial','sans-serif=
'">The authors set out to use a national database to determine the =
incidence<SUP> </SUP>of abusive traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) and/or =
fractures<SUP> </SUP>and the frequency of abuse versus accidents among =
children &lt;36<SUP> </SUP>months of age.<SUP> </SUP><o:p></o:p></SPAN></P>=

<P class=3DMsoNormal style=3D"MARGIN: 0in 0in 6.4pt"><SPAN style=3D"FONT-SI=
ZE: 12pt; COLOR: black; LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial','sans-serif=
'">They used the 2006 Kids' Inpatient Database and classified cases<SUP> =
</SUP>into 3 types of injuries, that is, (1) TBI only, (2) TBI and<SUP> =
</SUP>fracture, or (3) fracture only. Groups 2 and 3 were divided<SUP> =
</SUP>into 3 patterns, that is, (1) skull fractures, (2) skull and<SUP> =
</SUP>nonskull fractures, or (3) nonskull fractures. For each type<SUP> =
</SUP>and pattern, they compared abuse, accidental falls, other accidents,<=
SUP> </SUP>and motor vehicle accidents.<SUP> </SUP><o:p></o:p></SPAN></P>
<P class=3DMsoNormal style=3D"MARGIN: 0in 0in 6.4pt"><SPAN style=3D"FONT-SI=
ZE: 12pt; COLOR: black; LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial','sans-serif=
'">The authors found that the incidence of TBIs and/or fractures attributab=
le to abuse<SUP> </SUP>was 21.9 cases per 100 000 children &lt;36 months =
of age and<SUP> </SUP>50.0 cases per 100 000 children &lt;12 months of =
age. In the<SUP> </SUP>abuse group, 29.9% of children had TBIs only, 28.3% =
TBIs and<SUP> </SUP>fractures, and 41.8% fractures only. Abused children =
were younger<SUP> </SUP>and were more likely to be enrolled in Medicaid. =
For TBI only,<SUP> </SUP>falls were more common than abuse in the first 2 =
months of life<SUP> </SUP>but abuse was more common from 2 to 7 months. =
For TBI and skull<SUP> </SUP>fracture, falls were more common during the =
first year of life.<SUP> </SUP>For skull fracture only, almost all =
injuries were attributable<SUP> </SUP>to falls.<SUP> </SUP><o:p></o:p></SPA=
N></P>
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ZE: 12pt; COLOR: black; LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial','sans-serif=
'">The authors concluded that there wwas overlap in TBIs and fractures =
attributable to abuse.<SUP> </SUP>Among &lt;12-month-old children, TBIs =
and/or fractures attributable<SUP> </SUP>to abuse occurred in 1 of 2000. =
Falls occurred more commonly<SUP> </SUP>than abuse, even among very young =
children.<SUP> </SUP><o:p></o:p></SPAN></P>
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E: 12pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial','sans-serif'">Read this =
article free, go to </SPAN><A href=3D"http://pediatrics.aappublications.org=
/cgi/content/full/126/1/e104"><SPAN style=3D"FONT-SIZE: 12pt; LINE-HEIGHT: =
115%; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial','sans-serif'">http://pediatrics.aappublications.=
org/cgi/content/full/126/1/e104</SPAN></A><SPAN style=3D"FONT-SIZE: 12pt; =
COLOR: black; LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial','sans-serif'">&nbsp;<=
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'Arial','sans-serif'; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'">Zhu P et =
al.</SPAN><SPAN style=3D"FONT-SIZE: 12pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; FONT-FAMILY: =
'Arial','sans-serif'; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; =
mso-bidi-font-weight: bold; mso-font-kerning: 18.0pt">Prenatal life events =
stress: implications for preterm birth and infant birthweight</SPAN><SPAN =
style=3D"FONT-SIZE: 12pt; COLOR: black; LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; FONT-FAMILY: =
'Arial','sans-serif'; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'"> AJOB =
</SPAN><A href=3D"http://www.ajog.org/issues?Vol=3D203"><SPAN style=3D"FONT=
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serif'; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'">Volume 203</SPAN></A><S=
PAN style=3D"FONT-SIZE: 12pt; COLOR: black; LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; FONT-FAMILY:=
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</SPAN><A href=3D"http://www.ajog.org/issues/contents?issue_key=3DS0002-937=
8(10)X0006-0"><SPAN style=3D"FONT-SIZE: 12pt; COLOR: #60571d; LINE-HEIGHT: =
115%; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial','sans-serif'; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times =
New Roman'">Issue 1</SPAN></A><SPAN style=3D"FONT-SIZE: 12pt; COLOR: =
black; LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial','sans-serif'; mso-fareast-fo=
nt-family: 'Times New Roman'">, Pages 1-34.</SPAN><SPAN style=3D"FONT-SIZE:=
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nt-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-bidi-font-weight: bold; mso-font-kerning:=
 18.0pt"><o:p></o:p></SPAN></P>
<P class=3DMsoNormal style=3D"MARGIN: 0in 0in 10pt; mso-margin-bottom-alt: =
auto"><SPAN style=3D"FONT-SIZE: 12pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; FONT-FAMILY: =
'Arial','sans-serif'; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'">The =
objective of the study was to evaluate the effects of maternal exposure to =
severe life events during different stage of gestation on preterm birth =
and infant birthweight.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P>
<P class=3DMsoNormal style=3D"MARGIN: 0in 0in 10pt; mso-margin-bottom-alt: =
auto"><SPAN style=3D"FONT-SIZE: 12pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; FONT-FAMILY: =
'Arial','sans-serif'; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'">A sample =
of 1800 women who delivered after 32 weeks' gestation were assessed with =
questionnaires that measured stressful life events during different stages =
of pregnancy. Demographic characteristics and birth outcomes were =
collected through the interviews and medical charts.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P>
<P class=3DMsoNormal style=3D"MARGIN: 0in 0in 10pt; mso-margin-bottom-alt: =
auto"><SPAN style=3D"FONT-SIZE: 12pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; FONT-FAMILY: =
'Arial','sans-serif'; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'">There =
was an increased risk of preterm birth among women with higher levels of =
life events stress during the first trimester&nbsp; and second trimester. =
Each unit increase of perceived life events stress during first trimester =
was associated with a 99.09 g decrease in infant birthweight.<o:p></o:p></S=
PAN></P>
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'Arial','sans-serif'; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'">The =
auhtors conclude that prenatal severe life events, especially in the first =
trimester, may play an important role in increasing the risk of preterm =
birth and low birthweight.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P>
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