Health Insurance Coverage of Children in Mixed-Status Immigrant Families

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Health Insurance Coverage of Children in Mixed-Status Immigrant Families

Data from the 2002 National Survey of America's Families shows that insurance coverage increased 7 percentage points for children in mixed-status families between 1999 and 2002. In 2002, 22 percent of children in mixed-status families lacked health insurance compared with 12 percent of children with citizen parents. Medicaid and SCHIP coverage increased 12 percentage points for children in mixed-status families.

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