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Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

CHIP is jointly financed by federal and state dollars, and is administered by each state. CHIP provides health care coverage to uninsured children up to age 19 whose family income is too high for Medicaid, but less than state-specific income eligibility limits. Within broad federal guidelines, each [...]


Program Design and Evaluation Strategies for the SPNS Outreach Initiative

Through its Targeted HIV Outreach and Intervention Model Development (Outreach Initiative), the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Special Projects of National Significance (SPNS) program funded ten demonstration sites to implement and evaluate strategies to engage and retain underserv [...]

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Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 (CHIPRA)

President Obama signed CHIPRA in February 2009. This federal legislation extended funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to September 2013. It also included performance bonuses for states that implemented new ways to identify and enroll all children who were eligible for CH [...]

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Medicaid Buy-ins

Medicaid buy-in programs create a pathway to Medicaid for CYSHCN with complex health needs whose family income is too high for Medicaid.

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Medicaid Buy-In Program

Medicaid buy-in programs allow families who meet certain eligibility criteria (often disability-related) but whose household income exceeds a state’s income eligibility limits to purchase Medicaid benefits.

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