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How Will Biden’s Fix for Child Poverty Affect Kids’ Health‪?‬ Tradeoffs

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The recently passed $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act includes a sweeping expansion of the child tax credit, a policy change that could protect millions of kids from poverty—and the health risks that come with it.


Guests:
Deborah Frank, MD, Founding Director of the Grow Clinic at Boston Medical Center (retired); Professor of Child Health and Well-Being (retired), Boston University School of Medicine; and Founder and Principal Investigator, Children’s HealthWatch
Juell Frazier, advocate and health services professional
Tara Hayes, MPP, Director of Human Welfare Policy, American Action Forum
Hilary Hoynes, PhD, Professor of Public Policy and Economics, University of California Berkeley
Chuck Marr, MBA, Senior Director of Federal Tax Policy, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities


For more information on this topic: https://tradeoffs.org/2021/03/11/how-will-bidens-fix-for-child-poverty-affect-kids-health/


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The recently passed $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act includes a sweeping expansion of the child tax credit, a policy change that could protect millions of kids from poverty—and the health risks that come with it.


Guests:
Deborah Frank, MD, Founding Director of the Grow Clinic at Boston Medical Center (retired); Professor of Child Health and Well-Being (retired), Boston University School of Medicine; and Founder and Principal Investigator, Children’s HealthWatch
Juell Frazier, advocate and health services professional
Tara Hayes, MPP, Director of Human Welfare Policy, American Action Forum
Hilary Hoynes, PhD, Professor of Public Policy and Economics, University of California Berkeley
Chuck Marr, MBA, Senior Director of Federal Tax Policy, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities


For more information on this topic: https://tradeoffs.org/2021/03/11/how-will-bidens-fix-for-child-poverty-affect-kids-health/


Sign up for our weekly newsletter to see what research health policy experts are reading right now, plus recommendations from our staff: bit.ly/tradeoffsnewsletter
Support this type of journalism today, with a gift: https://tradeoffs.org/donate


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