State Children's Health Insurance Program


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State Children's Health Insurance Program

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SCHIP

The former name for Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
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The State Children's Health Insurance Program, administered in New Hampshire through Healthy Kids, is one of the smartest investments we make because it is so vital to the future well-being of this state.
Congress for the enactment of legislation to reauthorize and expand the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP).
Medicaid is critical for continuing coverage of many children who leave the State Children's Health Insurance Program, while private insurance does relatively little for such children, according to a study from Mathematica Policy Research Inc.
The letter indicates that states can use data from Medicaid, the State Children's Health Insurance Program, or private coverage to show that they have met the 95 percent requirement.
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.
About 9% of children did not have health coverage in 2006, a marked drop from 14% in 1997, the year the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) was enacted.
Congress should take the necessary steps to ensure that all children eligible for the State Children's Health Insurance Program and Medicaid are able to enroll and reap the benefits of the successful health coverage programs, urges a new APHA issue brief.
We are meeting this responsibility through Medicare, Medicaid, and the State Children's Health Insurance Program.
On top of those initiatives, the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association is advocating that states have greater flexibility to pay the employee premium for those eligible for Medicaid and the State Children's Health Insurance Program as an alternative to enrolling them in public programs, and that SCHIP be expanded to cover everyone with incomes at or below the federal poverty levels.
Medicaid and the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) provide medical benefits for low-income children under the age of 19.
Although the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), in operation for 5 years, has made rapid progress in reducing the number of children in the United States without health insurance coverage, pending reductions in federal funding, the expected reversion of SCHIP funds back to the U.
The Department of Health and Human Services has proposed to extend the use of State Children's Health Insurance Program funds for prenatal care.

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