Covering Uninsured Children
The SCHIP Reauthorization DebateBuy Full Issue$34.95
(Excerpted from Congressional Digest, October 2007)
Children’s health, an issue that usually inspires bipartisan
cooperation, has become one of the most contested issues
on this year’s congressional agenda.
The State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP)
— widely considered a success — is set to expire on September
30, 2007. The program was created in 1997 to insure children
in families who have too much income to qualify for
Medicaid and too little to afford private insurance.
At least 9 million children nationwide
remain uninsured, even though they are eligible
for SCHIP or…
In This Issue
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The State Children's Health Insurance Program and Its ImpactRead More
Issues for Congressional ConsiderationRead More
Summary of H.R. 3162Read More
Summary of S. 1893Read More
Recent Action on SCHIPRead More
Pro & Con
Should the House Pass H.R. 3162, the Children's Health and Medicare Protection (CHAMP) Act?