Expanding Coverage for Recent Immigrants: CHIPRA Gives States New Options
Publication Date: August 2010
Publisher(s): Families USA
Author(s): Jennifer Sullivan
Keywords: health reform; immigrant; CHIPRA
Coverage: United States
This brief examines the provision that lifts the "five year bar" for legally residing immigrant children and pregnant women. It discusses how states can take advantage of this new option to expand coverage—and why they should.