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December 16, 2011 - In this Commonwealth Fund–supported study, authors examined the length of well-child visits and its relationship with the content of the visit and parents’ satisfaction with care.
August 18, 2011 - In this study, Commonwealth Fund–supported researchers found that less than 20 percent of U.S. children under age 6 receive a parent-completed developmental screening as recommended in national guidelines. The authors suggest states can successfully raise rates by instituting policies and implementing systematic improvement processes.
February 2, 2011 - A new Commonwealth Fund state-by-state scorecard evaluating how the health care system is working for children finds that federal and state action on behalf of children has helped preserve, and even expand, health coverage for this group, despite the severe recession. Yet across the states, wide differences persist in coverage rates, the affordability of health care, children's receipt of preventive care and treatment, and their opportunity to lead healthy lives.