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Key Issues in Reauthorization of the State Children's Health Insurance Program

May 7, 2007

Over the last 10 years, the State Children's health Insurance Program (SCHIP), which now covers 6 million children, and Medicaid, which covers 28 million children, have deceased the uninsured rate of low-income children by one-third. While there is broad bipartisan support for SCHIP, several key issues have emerged during the reauthorization process, including how the program should be financed, who should be covered, and what that coverage should include.


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