Children's Health Insurance Program


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Children's Health Insurance Program

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CHIP

A state-based program providing health insurance for children whose parents have no private insurance and have incomes that exceed eligibility limits for Medicaid. Website: www.cms.gov/home/chip.asp
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The tentative award is expected to consolidate work Maximus performed under two previous contracts: the Children's Health Insurance Program and Eligibility Support Services.
The law, known as the Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act, extends the successful health program through 2013, provides $32.
Writing for scholars of social sciences, Kronenfeld (sociology, Arizona State University) introduces issues, policies, and future concerns of healthcare within the US, concentrating on the Children's Health Insurance Program.
The 10-year-old State Children's Health Insurance Program, known as Schip, is aimed at children in families that earn too much to qualify for Medicaid insurance for the poor, and too little to buy private coverage.
The West Virginia Children's Health Insurance Program is a state and federally funded program that provides health insurance to children of families who don't qualify for West Virginia Medicaid, and meet income and other eligibility guidelines.
WASHINGTON -- UnitedHealth Group released the following statement on the signing by President Obama of the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) legislation:
WASHINGTON -- President Bush strongly supports reauthorizing the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) in a way that puts poor children first, so he is pleased the House of Representatives voted today to sustain his veto of misguided legislation that would have expanded SCHIP to higher income households while increasing taxes.
Centene Corporation provides multi-line managed care programs and related services to individuals receiving benefits under Medicaid, including Supplemental Security Income (SSI), and the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP).

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