First Focus

First Focus is a bipartisan advocacy organization that is committed to making children and families a priority in federal policy and budget decisions. Children's health, education, early childhood, family economics, child welfare, immigration, and child safety are the core issue areas around which First Focus is working to promote bipartisan policy solutions. First Focus’ health work includes ensuring that all children, especially low-income children, have access to affordable, accessible, and reliable coverage. See below for more information about First Focus’ recent activities, accomplishments, and advocacy work and tools!

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  • How will CMS's Rules Impact Foster Kids? First Focus and CDF Submitted Comments to CMS About Medicaid Coverage for Foster Kids

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    First Focus: First Focus issued draft comments on the proposed regulations for the new former foster children mandatory category. 
  • Hey, Techy Advocates! Check Out First Focus and Children's Partnership’s Brief on Using Information Technology to Identify and Track Young Adults in Foster Care

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    First Focus and CA: First Focus, in collaboration with their State Policy Advocacy and Reform Center (SPARC) partners, and the Children’s Partnership published a brief on investing in IT systems that enable electronic information exchanges for helping to identify and track young adults in foster care. In addition, a webinar was held on January 31st to provide an overview and to discuss the brief. 
  • Hey, Techy Advocates! Check Out First Focus and Children's Partnership's Brief on Using Information Technology to Identify and Track Young Adults in Foster Care

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    First Focus and CA: First Focus, in collaboration with their State Policy Advocacy and Reform Center (SPARC) partners, and the Children’s Partnership published a brief on investing in IT systems that enable electronic information exchanges for helping to identify and track young adults in foster care. In addition, a webinar was held on January 31st to provide an overview and to discuss the brief. 

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