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Signed into law in 2010, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was a landmark piece of legislation in many ways. It helped millions of previously uninsured Americans gain access to insurance...

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#HealthCareFFY Youth Outreach Webinar: Presented by The FosterClub and the 2019 All-Star Interns Join us for a webinar Register Now As part of the #HealthCareFFY campaign, FosterClub is pleased to...

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On October 24th, 2018, the President signed into law the Opioid Package , which contained a provision directly impacting foster youth. FosterClub wants to recognize and thank the youth, policymakers...

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I attribute my life and success to an important provision granting Medicaid to former foster youth (FFY) until they reach age 26. Maslow proposed that if basic physiological needs like...

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Just ask Google. Youth share everything everywhere. I chat, post, blog, and message. When we want to know something, we google, Facebook, and search. Every bill I have, my work...

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I do not let money stand in my way and neither should you. Health care and educational funding should be available for everyone, including foster youth, until age 26. As...

Health care
Higher education
Transition (aging out)
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I was ready to be taught about health care my whole life, but it felt like the system was saying, “ain’t nobody got time for that!” Soon after entering foster...

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Without Medicaid, a visit to a University Physician may cost me hundreds of dollars because of a legislative glitch. When Congress voted to allow all youth to remain on their...

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Thirty-three days is all it took to revoke the opportunities I was promised for so many years. I was in foster care from the age of 11 until 33 days...

Health care
Transition (aging out)
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The #HealthCareFFY Campaign, a collaborative project spearheaded by FosterClub, First Focus- State Policy and Reform Center (SPARC), and Juvenile Law Center are excited to announce the release of the first...

Health care
Independent living
Well-being
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