child welfare reform, foster care abuse, cps, foster care, government, healing, system failure

Children in Foster and Kinship Care at Risk

Children in Foster and Kinship Care at Risk for
Inadequate Health Care Coverage and Access

Changes in Health Care Financing & Organization — findings brief  .pdf file

Historically, federal child welfare policy has overlooked the role of kinship caregivers, and, if
states provided assistance, it was  done through income-assistance  programs. Now, children are
preferentially channeled into formal kinship care by the child welfare system.

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