NEW REPORT: 2020 Uninsured Kids Explainer

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In the years leading up to the pandemic Idaho had experienced unprecedented increases in its child uninsured rate, putting Idaho kids in a vulnerable position even before the public health crisis began. Based on pandemic-related challenges, the 2020 Census ACS health insurance data will not be released, but this brief overviews what we do know about children’s coverage in 2020.

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Idaho Maternal and Infant Healthcare Report 2023

Idaho Kids Covered originally published our Idaho Maternal and Infant Health Report in the fall of 2022.
One year later, maternal and infant health needs in Idaho have only grown. Yet, when we look at state trends, almost every single health data metric included in our last report has continued in the wrong direction.

More pregnant women, new moms, and babies in our state are dying—but most of these deaths are preventable. Idaho policymakers have the opportunity to consider what the data shows about the needs of families and act now to advance a set of broad state priorities that will improve birth outcomes, the health of infants, and the well-being of moms. Idaho moms and babies simply cannot afford another year of inaction.