Category Archives: Home Visiting

Congress Approves Home Visiting, Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program Extensions

By a vote of 92-8, the Senate approved legislation April 14 that will reauthorize the Maternal, Infant, and Early-Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) program through September 30, 2017. The bill also extended authorization for evidence-based teen pregnancy prevention programs and the … Continue reading

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Home Visiting Reauthorization May Not Be Automatic

Legislation reauthorizing the Maternal, Infant, and Early-Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) program, whose authority expired March 31, may not be as certain as previously thought, according to a story yesterday in National Journal. The bill containing the MIECHV extension (H.R. 2), … Continue reading

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Congress Recesses, Home Visiting Extension Delayed

Congress left Washington Friday for its Easter recess without adopting legislation that would reauthorize the Maternal, Infant, and Early-Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) program beyond March 31, when its current legal authorization expires. On Thursday, the House of Representatives passed an … Continue reading

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Home Visitation Program May Be Extended 6 Months

Rep. Charles Boustany (R-LA) announced March 17 that he has cosponsored legislation along with Rep. Dave Reichert (R-WA) that would extend authorization for the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting program (MIECHV) through September 30. The extension, if adopted, … Continue reading

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