New Materials fromCDFs

March 17, 1998

The following materials have been added to the Children's Defense Fund's website. The posted materials include charts and fact sheets on Medicaid,uninsured children, and the State Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Please note that the Children's Defense Fund's homepage is located at www.childrensdefense.org.

'"Key facts about uninsured children" has been posted at http://www.childrensdefense.org/health_keyfacts.html.

"States should be cautious in imposing costs on low-wage, working families" has been posted at http://www.childrensdefense.org/health_costs.html.

"Health coverage for children should be based on children's unique health needs" has been posted at http://www.childrensdefense.org/health_needsbase.html.

"Meeting children's unique mental health needs" has been posted at http://www.childrensdefense.org/health_mentalhealth.html.

"Getting children the mental health services they need under CHIP" has been posted at http://www.childrensdefense.org/health_mentalhealth2.html.

"State budget surpluses and maximum state spending under CHIP" has been posted at http://www.childrensdefense.org/health_surplus.html.

"Medicaid coverage of children in the states, 1996" has been posted at http://www.childrensdefense.org/health_coverage.html.

"Percent of total Medicaid costs spent for administrative expenses, FY 1996" has been posted at http://www.childrensdefense.org/health_percent.html.

"State Children's Health Insurance Program: States should not overreact to fears of so-called 'crowd-out'" has been posted at http://www.childrensdefense.org/health_crowd2.html.