The SCHIP Negotiations: A Backdoor Approach to Expanding Medicaid to the Middle Class?


Publication Date: December 2007

Publisher: Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)

Author(s): Nina Owcharenko

Research Area: Social conditions

Keywords: Health care; federal match; eligibility

Type: Brief

Coverage: United States


Congress must prevent the expansion of welfare into the middle class by capping eligibility for both SCHIP and Medicaid.