State and Federal Officials Explore Ways to Promote Healthy Child Development in a New Era

The first years of life significantly impact long-term health and well-being and policymakers have worked hard to create initiatives that help children during this important period. Recently, the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) convened state and federal leaders from agencies serving young children to discuss innovative approaches to advance healthy child development in a time of increased scrutiny and potential funding cuts. Read about their recommendations to promote healthy child development through delivery system, data, and payment strategies here.