The state children"s health insurance program (SCHIP)
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Published by Novinka Publications in New York .
Written in English


  • State Children"s Health Insurance Program (U.S.),
  • Child health services -- Finance,
  • Insurance, Health,
  • Child health services,
  • Medicaid,
  • Insurance, Health -- economics -- Child -- United States,
  • Insurance, Health -- legislation & jurisprudence -- Child -- United States,
  • Child Health Services -- United States,
  • Medicaid -- Child -- United States,
  • State Government -- United States

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementArthur B. Rose editor.
ContributionsRose, Arthur B.
LC ClassificationsRJ102 .S735 2004, RJ102 .S735 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 176 p. ;
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18215020M
ISBN 101590339037
LC Control Number2003028109

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If your children need health coverage, they may be eligible for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). CHIP provides low-cost health coverage to children in families that earn too much money to qualify for Medicaid. In some states, CHIP covers pregnant women. Each state offers CHIP coverage, and works closely with its state Medicaid. OCLC Number: Notes: Available also electronically on the Urban Institute's web site. Description: 22 pages ; 28 cm. Contents: Introduction --Program overview --Guidelines for Medicaid expansion --Avoiding substitution and crowd-out --Distribution of CHIP funds --Dollars available and child populations --States' capacity to provide new coverage --Estimating potential coverage. The State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) was established by Congress to provide health insurance to uninsured children whose family income was too high for Medicaid coverage but too low to allow the family to obtain private health insurance coverage. The enabling legislation for SCHIP, included in the Balanced Budget Act of , made available to states (and the District of Author: Arleen Leibowitz, Earl S. Pollack. The State Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) is a federal-state program that provides health coverage to certain uninsured low-income children and pregnant women in families that have annual income above Medicaid eligibility levels, but have no health insurance.

The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provides health coverage to eligible children, through both Medicaid and separate CHIP programs. CHIP is administered by states, according to federal requirements. The program is funded jointly by states and the federal government. Children’s Health Insurance Program State Plan Amendment (SPA) CHIP Behavioral Health is being submitted to allow the Division of Medicaid to include mental health coverage as a mandatory benefit for all CHIP beneficiaries. Mandatory coverage will include services necessary to prevent, diagnose and treat a broad range of mental health.   The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services created the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) formally known as the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP). To see if your children qualify for this program, . New York State has a health insurance plan for kids, called Child Health Plus. Depending on your family's income, your child may be eligible to join either Children's Medicaid or Child Health Plus. Both Children's Medicaid and Child Health Plus are available through dozens of providers throughout the state.

The Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission is a non-partisan legislative branch agency that provides policy and data analysis and makes recommendations to Congress, the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and the states on a wide array of issues affecting Medicaid and the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).   Extending this thrust, the author notes that CHIP could be used to establish children's health as a niche--much like care for the elderly--within the larger scheme of health care insurance for all. Several areas of successful performance needed for the program to be adjudged a success as well as its limitations are discussed in the book. Module 12—Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program Module Description The lessons in this module explain “Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program.” The materials—up to date and ready to use—are designed for information givers/trainers who are. Children's Health Coverage Programs in Kansas Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provide no-cost or low-cost health coverage for eligible children in Kansas. These programs provide health coverage for children so that they can get routine check-ups, immunizations and dental care to keep them healthy.