Even before the pandemic, Idaho had the highest increase in the rate of uninsured children in the entire country between 2017 and 2018; and after a year of turmoil tens of thousands of Idaho children remain uncovered. Research shows children with health coverage are more likely to do better in school and grow up healthy; opportunities that every Idaho kid deserves. This is a snapshot of children’s health coverage in Idaho and illustrates why it is critical that we prioritize making sure that every Idaho kid is covered.
KIVI: New report shows Idaho’s maternal and infant health trends worsening. How advocates want to to fix it.
“A new report by Idaho Kids Covered shows Idaho’s maternal and infant health trends are worsening. Idaho Kids Covered recently released a new report claiming 100% of