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Update on the State Children's Health Insurance Program (Commentary)
Leona Cuttler, Genevieve M. Kenney

This commentary outlines the policy issues surrounding reauthorization of SCHIP, including funding, eligibility, quality and access to care, and enrollment and retention, and discusses why the program was not reauthorized in 2007. It also addresses the impact of SCHIP on children and pediatricians and the future prospects for the program.

Posted: February 05, 2009Availability: HTML

The State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) and Pediatrics (Article)
Leona Cuttler, Genevieve M. Kenney

A commentary by Leona Cuttler and Genevieve Kenney discusses the structure of state SCHIP programs, the program’s importance in increasing children’s access to care, and future challenges SCHIP faces. Topics covered include a comparison of SCHIP and Medicaid program structure and financing, how SCHIP varies among states, and issues surrounding the federal reauthorization of the program, including the level of federal funding, eligibility standards, and the allotment and redistribution of federal dollars to states. Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine 161:7 (July 2007)

Posted: October 11, 2007Availability: HTML


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