CHIPRA


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CHIPRA

(Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009) See healthcare IT.
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CHIPRA: Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act
Mark Schuster, who is William Berenberg professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and the principal investigator for CHIPRA's Center of Excellence for Pediatric Quality Measurement at Boston Children's Hospital.
An important addition was the annual reporting of the use of dental sealants, as required by CHIPRA. States must report the unduplicated number of children ages 6 to 14 who have a dental sealant placed on a permanent molar in the federal fiscal year, regardless of whether a dentist or non-dentist applied it.
See KAISER FAMILY FOUND., KAISER COMM'N ON MEDICAID & THE UNINSURED, CHILDREN'S HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM REAUTHORIZATION ACT OF 2009 (CHIPRA) 1 (2009), available at http://www.kff.org/medicaid/ upload/7863.pdf/hereinafter CHIPRA].
(1), (2) Subsequently, when the 2009 Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (CHIPRA) was enacted, it authorized states to waive the five-year ban for immigrant pregnant women (in their own right, as opposed to via their fetuses) and immigrant children otherwise eligible for Medicaid or CHIP.
Expanding Coverage for Recent Immigrants: CHIPRA Gives States New Options.
Smith (emeritus, political science, Swarthmore College) contends that the CHIP program has been successful and shows how the Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 (CHIPRA) will further improve quality of care and access.
through CHIP in 1997 (CHIPRA) and presently covers over 5 million of the
The CHIPRA established two sets of performance goals that states must meet to qualify for a bonus--taking specific steps to streamline their enrollment and renewal processes to make it easier for families with eligible children to gain coverage and documenting a significant increase in the number of children enrolled in Medicaid.
The Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 (CHIPRA) required GAO to study children's access to dental care.
In response, it enacted the State Children's Health Insurance Program (S-CHIP)--now called "CHIP"--which the Obama administration reauthorized in the Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (CHIPRA).