Healthy People 2020 Leading Health Indicators is offering webinars on Access to Health Services. The first webinar of the 2013 series “Who’s Leading the Leading Health Indicators?” and highlighted Children’s Defense Fund – Texas was held last month.

The webinar was recorded so you can listen to it at your convenience using the Access to Health Services.

You can also view the January Healthy People bulletin.

To find out about enrollment opportunities for children in your state, please visit or call (877) KIDSNOW (8775431669).  Both resources provide enrollment information to families and caretakers.  Additionally, the website contains resources for health professionals.

If your organization or agency is interested in enrolling eligible children in CHIP and Medicaid, CMS is currently soliciting proposals until February 21, 2013 for Connecting Kids to Coverage Outreach and Enrollment Grants.  States, local governments, community-based and non-profit organizations, Indian health care providers and tribal entities are all eligible to apply.  For more information, please visit the  Professionals section of InsureKidsNow.

Finally, if your organization is doing work around any of the Leading Health Indicators, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services invites you to share your story with Healthy People 2020.