Nurse Family Partership
Evaluation by Nobel Economist Endorses Nurse Family Partnership
The Nurse Family Partnership (NFP) program, which provides services to new mothers from pregnancy through the child’s second birthday, positively impacts children up through the age of 12 but affects male and female children differently, according to new analysis of a decades-old study on the model.
GOP Solo Act on Home Visiting Stuns Advocates
Child welfare advocates seemed certain in recent weeks that there would be bipartisan movement on reauthorization, and perhaps even expansion, of the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV), a maltreatment prevention program created as part of the Affordable Care Act.
Despite Threats to Obamacare, Program for Mothers and Babies Could Double
Last week, Republican members of Congress took the first step towards fulfilling their and President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign promise to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act. Despite the House and Senate passing a budget proposal that tees up the health care law’s evisceration, lawmakers on both sides of the aisle say that Obamacare’s legacy “home visiting” program will be reauthorized and perhaps even doubled in size.