Here are some useful websites that my help you find more information about what is happening with CHIP.
Health Care Financing Administration - http://www.hcfa.gov/init/children.html
American Academy of Pediatrics - http://www.aap.org/advocacy/schip.htm
National Governor's Association - http://www.nga.org
Children's Defense Fund - http://www.childrensdefense.org/signup
Families USA's Home Page - http://www.familiesusa.org
ICHP - http://www.ichp.edu/mchb/center/sites/titlexxi.htm
Maternal & Child Health Bureau - http://www.is.dhhs.gov/hrsa/mchb.newsltrs/
The 1998 edition of the Directory of State Title V CSHCN Programs Eligibility Criteria and Scope of Services http://www.ichp.edu/cshcn/index.html or http://www.ichp.edu/cshcn/materials/906394752.html
The Association of Maternal & Child Health Program's
Top Website Links for Children's Health Insurance Information
The Health Care Financing Administration's web site is a must to bookmark! It offers extensive information regarding Title XXI, such as a look at the Legislation itself, frequently asked questions surrounding Title XXI and a Draft Model of a State Plan Template and Instructions
The American Academy of Pediatrics' webpage is a comprehensive resource for understanding Title XXI. It offers a detailed breakdown of the Legislation in easy to understand language. This web site also offers information regarding ideal Medicaid language for contracting purposes.
The National Governors' Association offers an insightful webpage that reflects a Governor's perspective. It offers an up-to-date (as of 11/14/97) list of States implementation Plans of Title XXI. This state by state breakdown serves as en excellent tool for learning what other states are doing reference to Title XXI,
Families USA's homepage offers a link to their report titled A Preliminary Guide to Expansion of Children's Health Coverage. This resource provides a framework for state implementation of the provisions of the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP).
The Institute for Child Health Policy's web page has gathered State Agency Lead(s) for the State Child Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) Title XXI State P1an Development as well as maintaining extensive links to related Internet resources.
The Maternal and Child Health Bureau's publication list contains access to the State Children's Health Insurance Program ["Balanced Budget Act of 1997", Public Law 105-33, Subtitle J-State Children's Health Insurance Program] and Facts about Uninsured Children.
The Maternal and Child Health Bureau offers links to other maternal and child health-related sites
Important Documents Relating to CHIP:
HCFA Announces State Allotments For Children's Health Insurance - Program, HCFA press release, 9/l0/97.
The Children' Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Fact Sheet, by the HCFA press office, 10/6/97.
The Institute for Health Freedom maintains a news and publication list
on various subjects including Children's Health Care.
The March of Dimes discusses CHIP and maintain a chart listing the proposed allocation of Federal CHIP grants to each state.
Information collected by AMCHP staff.