Browse By:


Tuesday April 24, 2018 Login |Register


A Project of

sponsored by

Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 (CHIPRA)

Bookmark and Share Report Misuse or Glitches

Publication Date: February 2009

Publisher(s): Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Author(s): Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Topic: Health (Health services for children)

Keywords: CHIP; reauthorization; Insurance

Type: Fact sheet

Coverage: United States

Abstract:

This fact sheet provides an overview of provisions of the Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 (CHIPRA), which was signed into law in February 2009. The Act extends and expands the State Children's Health Insurance Program (now referred to as CHIP, not SCHIP) that was enacted with bipartisan support a decade ago as part of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 (BBA).