Expanding Coverage for Recent Immigrants: CHIPRA Gives States New Options

Publication Date: March 2010

Publisher: Families USA

Author(s): Families USA

Research Area: Health

Keywords: health reform; immigrant health

Type: Report

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.