Child Welfare

The ‘IMD Exclusion’: A Looming Clash Between Medicaid and Child Welfare Reform

Last month, we mentioned that an answer given by the federal Administration for Children and Families (ACF) to a question posed by Kentucky’s child welfare agency carried big implications for how other states implement the Family […]

Child Welfare

Top Trump Child Welfare Official Fears Potential for Box-Checking with Family First Act

Jerry Milner, the associate commissioner of the Children’s Bureau at the Department of Health and Human Services, recently recalled his initial excitement with federal child welfare finance reform back in the 1980s. The Adoption Assistance […]