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Resource: An excerpt from Out Of Touch: A Status Report on CMS’s August 17th Directive by the Center for Children & Families, Georgetown University (May 2008). Available at: http://ccf.georgetown.edu/index/cms-filesystem-action?file=ccf%20publications/federal%20schip%20policy/outoftouchfinal-1.pdf On August 17, 2007, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) sent a letter to state health officials sharply restricting […]

Out Of Touch: A Status Report on CMS’s August 17th ...


Resource: An excerpt from Enrolling Uninsured Low-Income Children in Medicaid and SCHIP by the Kaiser Commission on Key Facts (January 2007) Available at: http://www.kff.org/medicaid/upload/2177-05.pdf Together, Medicaid and the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) provide health coverage for one in four of our nation’s children. Currently, over 28 million children […]

Enrolling Uninsured Low-Income Children in Medicaid and SCHIP




Resource: Excerpt from Freezing SCHIP Funding in Coming Years Would Reverse Recent Gains in Children’s Health Coverage authored by Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (November 28, 2006) Available at: www.mrmib.ca.gov/MRMIB/HFP/CBP11.06Report.pdf, and http://www.healthrightsproject.org/in/schip/archivedreports/CBPP_SCHIP.pdf Due in large part to the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), the percentage of low-income children […]

Freezing SCHIP Funding in Coming Years Would Reverse Recent Gains ...


Resource: Letter to Congressional Leadership on SCHIP by Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, Congressional Black Caucus, and Congressional Hispanic Caucus (July 2008) Available at: 2008-07-22-final-tricaucus-schip-letter-leadership.pdf Congress of the United States Washington, DC 20515 July 22, 2008 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi Speaker of the House U.S. Capitol Washington, DC 20515

Tri-Caucus Letter to Congressional Leadership