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Children’s Health Insurance Program Enacted; Four Million More Children Covered

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

President Obama signed the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) into law this afternoon.CHIP provides health insurance for low-income children from families who are not covered by private insurance and do not qualify for Medicaid. It currently helps states provide over seven million children with health insurance, but under the new law, coverage will expand to … Read More

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Senate Reauthorizes State Children’s Health Insurance Program; Covers Legal Immigrant Children

Friday, January 30, 2009

Yesterday, the U.S. Senate reauthorized the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), expanding coverage to include an additional four million uninsured children. SCHIP provides health insurance for low-income children from families who are not covered by private insurance and do not qualify for Medicaid. It currently helps states provide over seven million children with health … Read More

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