State Children’s Health Insurance Program (S-CHIP)

| August 21, 2007 | Comments (0)

National level research has shown that parents and children are more likely to seek preventative and routine medical care when they are covered by the same plan. Therefore, consideration should be given to apply credits from one subsidy program to other programs in the state. Children qualified for S-CHIP could potentially be insured under their parents’ employers’ health plans, if qualified CHIP dollars were applied to help parents pay for their employer sponsored insurance.

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