HHS awards $40 Million in grants to sign up children for health coverage

8/18/11

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today announced $40 million in grants for efforts to identify and enroll children eligible for Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Grants were awarded to 39 state agencies, community health centers, school-based organizations and non-profit groups in 23 states. The two-year grants are authorized under the Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (CHIPRA) of 2009.

Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Available at: http://www.hhs.gov/news/press/2011pres/08/20110818a.html

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