From left to right: Mark Wietecha, Nat’l Assoc. of Children’s Hospitals; Dr. O. Marion Burton, Immediate Past President, American Academy of Pediatrics; Joan Alker, Co-Director, Georgetown University Center for Children and Families; Dianne Malley, Mother of Carissa Malley, a child with special health care needs; and Carissa Malley, front and center. "This is a story of Medicaid working. For us, Medicaid covered services that our private insurance didn't, and that are essential for Carissa's health." Dianne Malley with her daughter Carissa whose special health care needs are cared for by Medicaid, presenting at a Congressional briefing on the role of Medicaid in children’s health care, Nov 29, 2011 Washington, D.C., November 30, 2011: On Tuesday, November 29, 2011 two briefings were held for Congress, one in the Senate and one at the Capitol, to highlight the importance of the Medicaid program in serving diverse populations of children. The
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