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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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The ABC's of School-Based Outreach

The ABC's of School-Based OutreachThis guide is designed to provide you with helpful tips and strategies to work with your school communities to enroll eligible, uninsured children in Medicaid and SCHIP, and to assist you in planning school-based outreach and enrollment activities around the Covering Kids & Families Back-to-School Campaign and throughout the school year.

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The Need For School-Based Outreach
Why school are good avenues through which to reach eligible, uninsured children and their parents.

School-Based Outreach: Getting Started
What you need to get started with school-based outreach, including whom to contact.

School-Based Outreach: Strategies
Ways you can involve your school in your outreach strategies.

School-Based Outreach: What You Can Do to Reach Families
How to reach families through local schools.

School-Based Outreach: Promising Strategies
Promising strategies about successful school-based outreach efforts.

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