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A report on Pennsylvania’s program for Women, Infants and Children finds there are barriers to participation for eligible families

From 2018 to 2022, there was a roughly 25% decline in participation in Pennsylvania’s WIC program, the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children. WIC helps low income pregnant and breastfeeding parents and children under age five afford food. A report from Thriving PA looked into the barriers that are keeping people from participating […]

Oregon pioneers continuous Medicaid coverage for kids through their 6th birthday

Oregon is the first state in the nation that will allow kids with Medicaid coverage to remain continuously enrolled through their 6th birthday. This means low-income families won’t have to re-enroll every year to keep their kids insured. Gov. Kate Brown made the announcement Wednesday morning, alongside federal officials from the Centers for Medicare & […]