Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 (CHIPRA)
This fact sheet provides an overview of provisions of the Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 (CHIPRA), which was signed into law in February 2009. The Act extends and expands the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (now referred to as CHIP, not SCHIP) that was enacted with bipartisan support a decade ago as part of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 (BBA).
Fact Sheet (.pdf)
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- Children’s Health Coverage: Medicaid, CHIP and the ACA
- What is Medicaid's Impact on Access to Care, Health Outcomes, and Quality of Care? Setting the Record Straight on the Evidence
- A Historical Review of How States Have Responded to the Availability of Federal Funds for Health Coverage