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Maternal Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting

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2/6/2018

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.

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2/6/2018

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.

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12/18/2017

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.

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9/19/2017

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.

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9/18/2017

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.

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7/12/2017

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.

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5/26/2017

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.

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3/26/2015

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.