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We know that children with health coverage are more likely to receive the preventive services they need, including immunizations; miss fewer days of school and have better educational outcomes; and grow up to be more economically secure and more likely to contribute to their communities

Home / glossary / We know that children with health coverage are more likely to receive the preventive services they need, including immunizations; miss fewer days of school and have better educational outcomes; and grow up to be more economically secure and more likely to contribute to their communities

Lu, Peng-jun, Alissa O’Halloran, and Walter Williams. 2015. “Impact of Health Insurance Status on Vaccination Coverage Among Adult Populations.” American Journal of Preventive Medicine 48(6): 647-661. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5826635/; Zhang, Shishu. 2012. “Do Our Children Become Healthier and Wiser? A Study of the Effect of Medicaid Coverage on School Absenteeism.”International Journal of Health Services 42(4): 627-646. https://www. ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23367797; Murphey, David. 2017. “Health Insurance Coverage Improves Child Well-Being,” p. 3. Bethesda, MD: Child Trends. https://www.childtrends.org/publications/health-insurance-coverage-improves-child-well.

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