AMCHP working on your behalf
- On Feb. 12, AMCHP staff Erin Bonzon and Andria Cornell participated in a daylong partners meeting for the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Technical Assistance Coordinating Center (TACC). The MIECHV TACC, led by ZERO TO THREE, provides support to HRSA grantees in implementing MIECHV-funded home visiting programs. AMCHP presented on the strengths of aligning Title V and MIECHV, especially in light of the transformation of the Title V MCH Services Block Grant, and contributed feedback on topics including collaborative learning and quality improvement.
- On Feb. 20, AMCHP staff Carolyn McCoy attended a Capitol Hill Briefing on the importance of the reauthorization of CHIP. Panelists included a CHIP director, a pediatrician, and an 11-year-old CHIP enrollee with Crohn’s survivor. AMCHP is in support of continuation of the CHIP program and recently signed onto a letter to congressional leaders and the president.