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Children’s Health Insurance Timeline

The health and welfare of children has been a longstanding social concern for policymakers in America. With the establishment of Medicaid in 1965, public health insurance coverage for poor children became part of the country’s safety net infrastructure. This timeline of key policy developments tracks the evolution of children’s health coverage.

New Interactive Timeline coming soon.

Printer-friendly Children’s Health Insurance Timeline (.pdf)