Every Idaho child deserves access to health coverage and services that support healthy development. Research shows that when children have access to health coverage, they are more likely to succeed in school and have better health and economic outcomes as adults – creating ripple effects that benefit us all.
Uninterrupted health coverage and quality care create a foundation for children to grow. However, Idaho’s child uninsured rate increased at a considerably faster pace than any other state from 2017 – 2018.
Too many kids remain uninsured and without access to care. In Idaho:
Through data-driven policy solutions and sustained commitment to change, we can take steps to ensure 100% of Idaho kids have the health coverage and care they need to grow healthy and succeed later in life.
Idaho Kids Covered empowers advocates to take action and help cover children in Idaho. See how you can get involved!
Idaho Kids Covered is a statewide network of health care advocates and stakeholders working to support affordable access to health coverage and care for all children in Idaho.
Idaho Kids Covered is organized by a committee of the following organizations:
Idaho Voices for Children
Idaho Council on Developmental Disabilities
American Academy of Pediatrics (Idaho)
Idaho Academy of Family Physicians
Idaho Community Health Center Association
Children’s Home Society
Idaho Hospital Association
Center for Community and Justice
Juntos Creando Cambios Task Force
Idaho Parents Unlimited