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Improving Language Access: CHIPRA Provides Increased Funding for Language Services

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Publication Date: February 2010

Publisher(s): Families USA

Author(s): Sherice Perry

Funder(s): Families USA

Funder(s): Families USA

Topic: Health (Health services for minorities)

Keywords: language access; CHIPRA

Type: Brief

Coverage: United States


This brief discusses the increased funding for language assistance services (interpretation and translation) and how states cover these services for Medicaid and CHIP enrollees who are limited English proficient, or LEP.