Session 88:
Policy and Child Health in the U.S.

Friday, March 30
10:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Gramercy/Olmstead
7th floor

Chair: Julie DaVanzo, RAND
Discussant: Dean Jolliffe, U.S. Department of Agriculture (DOA)

  1. Making Babies Healthier by Providing a Managed Care Option to California's PoorTania Barham, University of Colorado at Boulder; Paul Gertler, University of California, Berkeley; Kristiana Raube, University of California, Berkeley

  2. Disparities in Primary Care by Race and Ethnicity among Medicaid Children in CaliforniaArpita Chattopadhyay, University of California, San Francisco

  3. Is There Adverse Self-Selection of Children with Special Health Care Needs in the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP)?Tamarie Macon, Rutgers University; Jane E. Miller, Rutgers University; Dorothy Gaboda, Rutgers University; Theresa Simpson, Rutgers University; Joel Cantor, Rutgers University

  4. The Effects of Head Start Participation on Child Health from Kindergarten to the 5th GradeFuhua Zhai, Columbia University

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