Brief The New Children's Health Insurance Program
Should States Expand Medicaid?
Alan Weil
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States have a great deal of flexibility in how they design their new State Children's Health Insurance Programs (S-CHIP), enacted as part of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997. This brief explores the implications of using the new matching funds to expand Medicaid or to develop or expand current separate health insurance programs.
Research Areas Health and health care Children and youth
Tags Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program  Children's health and development