Georgetown Center for Children and Families

The Georgetown University Center for Children and Families (CCF) is an independent, nonpartisan policy and research center whose mission is to expand and improve health coverage for America's children and families. The Center’s work includes conducting policy analysis and research, developing strategies, recommending solutions, and providing a forum for advocates and stakeholders to share information and develop policy solutions. See below for more information about recent activities, accomplishments, and advocacy work and tools!

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  • CCF Blogged About Family Coverage and the ACA's EHB Provision

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    CCF: The Georgetown Center for Children and Families (CCF) published a blog post featuring a family who had lost employer coverage less than a week prior to expecting the birth of their first child. The blog notes that although COBRA was available to the family, the high-cost premiums to continue their coverage were difficult to meet and did not provide all the services the baby needed. CCF highlights that under the Essential Health Benefits provision in the ACA, insurers will be required to provide services to help families in similar situations
  • CCF Published an Issue Brief Reviewing Key Changes in the ACA to Children's Dental Benefits

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    CCF:  CCF published an issue brief, in collaboration with the Children’s Dental Health project, providing a review of the key changes the ACA makes to children’s dental benefits and the choices states must review to determine what dental benefits will be covered for children in the individual and small group insurance markets. 
  • CCF Released a Child’s Health Advocate Guide to Essential Health Benefits

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    CCF: CCF released a child’s health advocate guide to Essential Health Benefits (EHBs).

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