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Kenney, Genevieve; Cook, Allison; Dubay, Lisa – Urban Institute (NJ1), 2009
The Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (CHIPRA) of 2009 gave states additional resources and tools aimed at improving participation in Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). In 2007, five million uninsured children were eligible for Medicaid or CHIP, constituting 64 percent of all uninsured children.…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Children, Health Insurance, Enrollment
Harper, Michelle – 2003
Despite expansions in children's health insurance programs, rates of uninsurance in California continue to be high. Noting that absenteeism due to poor health is associated with school failure and asserting that schools offer an established framework on which to build a coordinated approach to enrolling children in health insurance programs, this…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Change Strategies, Child Health, Children
Hill, Ian; Lutzky, Amy Westpfahl – 2003
This study examined states efforts to retain children in their State Childrens Health Insurance Program (SCHIP). Data were obtained during spring and summer of 2000 through telephone interviews with state program officials from eight states selected based on a variety of demographic and programmatic variables; the states were Alabama, California,…
Descriptors: Child Health, Children, Eligibility, Enrollment