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The Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (CHIPRA): Addressing Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities

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Publication Date: June 2009

Publisher(s): Families USA

Author(s): Jennifer Sullivan; Rea Panares; Rachel Klein; Sherice Perry

Funder(s): Families USA

Funder(s): Families USA

Topic: Health (Health services for minorities)

Keywords: CHIPRA; Disparities

Type: Brief

Coverage: United States

Abstract:

This brief examines four key provisions in the new law: investing in outreach, increasing access for legal immigrant children and pregnant women, increased funding for interpretation and translation services, and establishing new quality of care measures. It also includes action steps for advocates.