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Uninsured children: benefits for the taking

MANAGED CARE September 1998. © MediMedia USA
Washington Initiatives

Uninsured children: benefits for the taking

MANAGED CARE September 1998. ©1998 Stezzi Communications
Washington Initiatives

As the federal government continues to approve state versions of the $24 billion Child Health Insurance Program, one of the more pressing issues will become trying to enroll as many eligible children as possible. According to two researchers at Tulane University, enrolling all children who are eligible for either CHIP or Medicaid would result in health coverage for 80 percent of the 11.3 million uninsured children in the United States.