Examines the negative effects on children's health when they lose health coverage during the year due to fluctuating family income and discusses how coverage disruptions place a costly burden on states.
Explains that some low-income families may not be able to afford health coverage in the health insurance marketplaces until CHIP premiums are reduced or eliminated.
This series of fact sheets explains why cutting health care programs like Medicaid and Medicare in an effort to reduce spending will hurt American families and the economy.
Discusses how limited access to dental care in the United States has an effect on overall health, productivity, and financial security.
Examines what states are doing to make sure that all children (including those with pre-existing conditions) can get affordable health insurance.
Explains how the Affordable Care Act provides better health insurance for low-income children and extends coverage to the 7.3 million children who are still uninsured.
Find out how the 2009 reauthorization of CHIP will help children across the country and strengthen the country's health care system.
Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Soften the Blow during Tough Economic Times
Explains how Medicaid and CHIP function as a health care safety net; argues that Medicaid expansion must be part of national health reform so more low-income people have access to health care.
Explores why states have used CHIP funds to cover adults, how CHIPRA allows states to cover parents or other adults through CHIP, and why states can and should continue to cover adults.
Explains the new federal financing rules under the Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (CHIPRA), including how funding will be distributed among the states.