The 2021 KIDS COUNT® Data Book, released today by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, shows Pennsylvania ranks 19th for overall child well-being. The 50-state report of recent household data is a comprehensive review of child well-being and uses 16 indicators across four domains to rank each state: economic well-being, education, family and community, and health. […]
“The Department of Human Services and Governor Wolf must provide for 12 months of coverage in Medicaid for mothers after the birth of a baby to improve health outcomes and address racial disparities. Maternal depression, a possible pulmonary embolism or complications from a heart condition don’t just disappear 60 days after giving birth.
Kin play a critical role in Pennsylvania’s child welfare system. Today, Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children (PPC), the only statewide advocacy organization with a public policy agenda that spans the life of a child prenatally through adulthood, today released its first kinship report, Kinship Care in Pennsylvania: Creating an Equitable System for Families. Several children’s advocacy […]
Families Delayed Getting Medical Care Because of the Pandemic, Annie E. Casey Foundation Finds Pennsylvania performed well on food security, access to health care and housing stability, but is falling short on mental health, according to Kids, Families and COVID-19: Pandemic Pain Points and a Roadmap for Recovery, a 50-state report of recent household data […]
Pa’s uninsured rate increased, 8th highest number of uninsured kids in the nation Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children (PPC), the only statewide advocacy organization with a public policy agenda that spans the life of a child prenatally through adulthood, today released the 2020 State of Children’s Health Care Report. “No child should be without health insurance […]