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New Report Analyzes How Children Fare in Candidates' Health Care Plans

it is estimated that up to 55 million children could lose the

protection for mandated coverage for well care visits, 18 million could

lose autism care, and 16 million children could lose lead poisoning


-- Funding for public insurance programs for low-income children could be

reduced, through McCain's proposed reductions in Medicaid spending.

The report also concludes the following with regard to Senator Obama's plan:

-- The plan seeks to ensure that all of the more than 8 million children

currently without health insurance will become insured through

combination of public and private coverage options and by requiring

parents to enroll their children in coverage.

-- Successful public programs will be expanded and strengthened to provide

coverage to more children. The Obama plan would continue and expand

Medicaid and State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP),

critical programs that act as safety-net coverage for children.

-- Tens of millions of children will benefit from improved consumer

protections in the private health insurance market.

"When it comes to health care, children are not simply little adults, and their special needs are often neglected, overlooked, or assumed in federal health care policymaking. Sadly, kids have been overlooked in this year's congressional hearings and analysis of health reform proposals by the presidential candidates. This is the case despite the fact that children represent almost one-third of the non-Medicare population in America," said Bruce Lesley, president of First Focus, a bipartisan organization dedicated to making children a priority in federal policymaking, who commissioned this report.

"We have commissioned this independent research to identify the opportunities and concerns with the candidates' health plans and how they would impact the hea

SOURCE First Focus
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