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The current State Children's Health Insurance Program, which is aimed at families earning too much money to qualify for Medicaid but not enough to afford private insurance, currently covers almost 7 million children at a cost of $25 billion.
The State Children's Health Insurance Program, administered in New Hampshire through Healthy Kids, is one of the smartest investments we make because it is so vital to the future well-being of this state.
In the 1990s, the company began a "Caring Program for Children" and helped more than 13,000 uninsured children receive necessary care before the program ended after 10 years to make way for HealthWave--the State Children's Health Insurance Program.
Only very low-income people can qualify for Medicaid or a State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP).
He also pointed to a need for more money for the federal State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) and for Medicare+Choice.
States may now use state children's health insurance program waiver funds to cover low-income pregnant women and mothers and fathers of eligible children, according to the United States Department of Health and Human Services.
Insure-Kids-Now formed its roots in 1997 when Congress, complying with President Clinton's plan to aid working families who earned too much for Medicaid but could not afford private health insurance, enacted the $24 billion, five-year State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP).
WASHINGTON -- The Centers for Medicaid & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced today that it will partner with Text4Baby, a free national health texting service, to promote enrollment in both Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and provide pregnant women and new mothers free text messages on important health care issues.

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