Lead Screening & Treatment in Medicaid and CHIP

Screen Shot 2017-02-17 at 10.52.48 AMState Medicaid agencies and CHIP programs play a significant role in their state’s lead screening procedures and provision of treatment services for children. This fact sheet was created following a recent webinar with state officials to share key information. It provides data on lead toxicity in children, the potential health impacts, the federal CMS requirements for screening and treatment through Medicaid and CHIP, and options that states have to improve their lead screening and treatment rates.  

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