Save the date — The “Affirming Fatherhood Conference 2012” is coming to Tampa May 16-18, 2012. For more information, contact Kenneth Scarborough at 813.712.6320 or email@example.com.
UPDATED 2/23: SB1294 has passed the Senate Health Regulation Committee. It will move to either the Budget Subcommittee for Health and Human Services or directly to the Senate Budget Committee. Visit Florida CHAIN for more information. Several bills that would allow more children to access Florida KidCare are making their way through the legislature. HB… Read More
The free text message service that provides pregnant women and new parents with access to important health information is partnering to help uninsured kids get access to care. Text4Baby and Connecting Kids to Coverage, an initiative of the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare, are launching a partnership Febraury 28 to enroll 5 million children in state… Read More
HUG Your Baby has an online course available to assist professionals with strategies and tools to help parents prevent or solve problems around newborn sleep, eating, playing, and attachment. “Helping Parents Understand Their Newborn” is designed to equip professionals with the skills to enhance breastfeeding and promote bonding. The course is $35 and provides 2 contact… Read More
The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare released the 2011 CHIPRA performance bonuses in December. Twenty-three states received bonuses totalling more than $296 million, but even though enrollment is up, Florida missed the opportunity to pull more money in again. Since the Childrens Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act was passed in 2009, CMS has awarded bonuses to state who… Read More