Back to School amidst the New Normal: Ongoing Effects of the Coronavirus Pandemic on Children’s Health and Well-Being

Issue Brief
  1. KFF analysis of Census Bureau’s Household Pulse Survey.

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  2. Federal surveys generally ask whether respondents are “of Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish origin.” This brief uses Hispanic. Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race but are categorized as Hispanic.

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  3. Jennifer DeVoe, et al., “Mind the Gap" in Children's Health Insurance Coverage: Does the Length of a Child's Coverage Gap Matter?”, Ambulatory Pediatrics: 8,2 (2008): 129-34. doi:10.1016/j.ambp.2007.10.003.

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  4. Karyn Schwartz, Spotlight on Uninsured Parents: How a Lack of Coverage Affects Parents and their Families (Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, Kaiser Family Foundation, June 2007), http://kff.org/medicaid/issue-brief/spotlight-on-uninsuredparents-how-a-lack/.

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  5. Martha Heberlein, et al., Medicaid Coverage for Parents under the Affordable Care Act (Georgetown University Center for Children and Families, June 2012), http://ccf.georgetown.edu/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/Medicaid-Coverage-for-Parents1.pdf.

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  6. Madeline Guth and Meghana Ammula, Building on the Evidence Base: Studies on the Effects of Medicaid Expansion, February 2020 to March 2021 (Kaiser Family Foundation, May 6, 2021), https://www.kff.org/medicaid/report/building-on-the-evidence-base-studies-on-the-effects-of-medicaid-expansion-february-2020-to-march-2021/.

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  7. Usha Ranji, Ivette Gomez, and Alina Salganicoff, Expanding Postpartum Medicaid Coverage (Kaiser Family Foundation, March 9, 2021), https://www.kff.org/womens-health-policy/issue-brief/expanding-postpartum-medicaid-coverage/

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  8. Maya Rossin-Slater and Lindsey Uniat, Paid Family Leave Policies and Population Health (Health Affairs, March 28, 2019), https://www.healthaffairs.org/do/10.1377/hpb20190301.484936/full/.

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  9. Jorge Luis García, James Heckman, Duncan Ermini Leaf, and María José Prados, The Life-cycle Benefits of an Influential Early Childhood Program, National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper Series, No. 22993 (December 2016), https://www.nber.org/papers/w22993.

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