Maternal Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting
One Month of Spending, Years of Child Welfare Reform
The continuing resolution (CR) signed by President Donald Trump this morning funds the government until March 23. But it changed the landscape of federal child welfare funding for the foreseeable future.
Lifeline for Federal Home Visiting Program In Senate Spending Bill, Not in House Plan
The Senate’s continuing resolution (CR) includes a five-year level extension of the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) program, which funds states to place professionals with new and expecting mothers.
Home Visiting: MIECHV Delay Already Hurting State, Local Programs
Congress is set for yet another showdown on federal spending to avert a government shutdown this week. The last go-round shored up funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Another popular – albeit less politically visible – federal program has received less attention in the budget rounds: the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) program, which pairs professionals with new and expecting young parents to help them with the transition into parenthood.
As Federal Home Visiting Remains In Limbo, Stress Sets In For Programs
It certainly feels like a long time ago that child welfare advocates were brimming with confidence that a bipartisan reauthorization for Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting program (MIECHV) – the $400 million-per-year federal home visiting program that supports programs pairing professionals with young moms – would sail through Congress.
Senators Introduce Home Visiting Bill Without State Match Requirement
With less than two weeks before the federal program to support home visiting expires, the Senate has introduced a bill that sets up a showdown of sorts with the House over whether to make states match the money.
MIECHV Match: House GOP Gambles Home Visiting Expansion on State’s Ponying Up
House Republicans want to grow the reach of the federal home visiting program – Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) – by making states match the money dollar-for-dollar with a combination of state, county and private funds.
Hundreds of Orgs Sign On to Call for Expansion of Federal Home Visiting Program
In June, House Republicans introduced a bill to reauthorize the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) program, a federal program established in 2010 to help pair new mothers with help from nurses and other trained professionals.
Home Visiting CEOs Hit Capitol Hill
The leaders of six home-visiting programs met with Congressional staff yesterday to discuss ongoing efforts to reauthorize the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (MIECHV), hopefully with a boost in authorized appropriations.
Home Visitation Leader: Drastic Cuts in Service without MIECHV in 2016
The House today approved a Medicare bill that included a two-year extension of Maternal Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV), a Department of Health and Human Services program that was created by the Affordable Care Act and began in 2010.