The State of Children’s Health Insurance: A Work in Progress

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Mar 09, 2001


Susan W. Kannarr, J.D.,

Billie Hall, M.S.P.H.


Prepared as background information for the March 9, 2001, Kansas Health Policy Forum, this Forum Brief reviews major program and policy issues facing states regarding public health insurance for children. A discussion of innovative approaches for expanding and improving children’s public health insurance, an extensive review of Medicaid and SCHIP programs and current information about Kansas’ experience is included.

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