Access to Care Training Spotlight

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Date Developed: 09/2014. Source: MCH Navigator. Presenter(s): Beth DeFrancis-Sun, MLS; John Richards, MA. Type: Training Series. Level: Intermediate Introductory Advanced. Length: Series, various lengths.


While national health reform presents an opportunity for millions of currently- uninsured Americans to obtain health insurance coverage, it does not guarantee that all children and families will have access to care that is adequate, affordable, and continuous.

This Spotlight, developed by the MCH Navigator, focuses on promising practices and pressing issues that will support MCH professionals facilitate greater health care access for all and remain on course for a healthier tomorrow. It addresses the 7 content areas identified by the National MCH Workforce Development Center.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UE8MC25742; MCH Navigator for $180,000/year. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.