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National AAP News

Looking for Information on Ebola?
AAP:  Ebola Virus Disease Info for Clinicians
CDC:  Ebola Outbreak
Maine Physicians:  Portland Press article

AAP Updates Recommendations on Teen Pregnancy Prevention - Read Article 

Visit the National Child Trauma Stress Network

Toolkit to Improve Care for Patients with Genetic Disorders
 and Genetic Disorders Policy information and recommendations


AAP Resilience Project:  Tools and Resources for Practices

MAAP News & Events

New edition of the healthy children.org newsletter, Dec 2014, now available!

Notice from the Maine CDC:  Maine to screen newborns for Severe Combined Immuno-Deficiency (SCID) starting August 1, 2014.

The Maine Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics strongly supports the latest addition to Maine’s mandatory child abuse reporting law, LD 1523; read our letter of support.

Save the Date for our 2015 Spring Conference - May 2 – 3, 2015 in Portland featuring Dr. Andrew Garner, a key leader in the National Collaborative on Adversity and Resilience.  On May 1st there will be a policy discussion with Dr. Garner, hosted by MeCHIP and Maine Quality Counts.

Medicaid Coverage for Maine Foster Kids - The Affordable Care Act (ACA) extends Medicaid coverage to age 26 for former foster care youth who were Medicaid-enrolled when they aged out at age 18 (or later, if a state extends foster care.) However, such coverage is only mandatory for youth aging out of Medicaid in the state in which they had been in foster care. Read more…

 

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