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You and your children may be eligible for low-cost or free health insurance! Programs exist in every state and the District of Columbia. For information about low-cost and free children's health coverage, visit For information on coverage for adults, read the Guides to Finding Health Insurance Coverage in Your State from Cover the Uninsured.

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Reaching Uninsured Parents

Reaching Uninsured ParentsWhile it is important for eligible, uninsured children to receive low-cost or free health care coverage, many of their parents also do not have health coverage. Here you will learn ways to conduct outreach to parents to let them know that health care options are available to them as well.

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Uninsured Parents: Summary of Findings
Results from focus groups of uninsured parents in major markets across the United States, including information about parents' feelings toward health coverage for their children and themselves, perceptions about Medicaid, SCHIP and the enrollment process, and lessons on how to effectively reach low-income, uninsured parents.

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