SCHIP Expansion in Perspective

Writing on the State Policy Network Blog, Tarren Bragdon puts the “do we need to expand SCHIP debate” in perspective, for Maine, at least.

He cites figures showing that only 2.6 of Maine residents under 18 are uninsured and not already eligible for either Medicaid or SCHIP. Of those who are uninsured, he notes, 75 percent will be re-insured within a year.

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