Navigation Links
H.R. 2, Bipartisan Children's Health Bill, Will Provide Coverage to 11 Million Children
Date:1/13/2009

d adequate funding are needed to identify and enroll them. This bill gives states the resources and incentives necessary to reach and cover millions of uninsured children who are eligible for, but not enrolled in, SCHIP and Medicaid.

Improves SCHIP benefits -- ensuring dental coverage and mental health parity. Under the bill, quality dental coverage will now be provided to all children enrolled in SCHIP. The bill also ensures that states will offer mental health services on par with medical and surgical benefits covered under SCHIP.

Improves outreach tools to streamline enrollment of eligible children. The bill provides $100 million in grants for new outreach activities to states, local governments, schools, community-based organizations, safety-net providers and others.

Improves the quality of care for low-income children. The bill establishes a new initiative to develop and implement pediatric health quality measures and improve state reporting of quality data.

Gives states the option of covering certain legal immigrant children. The bill gives states the option of covering legal immigrant children who have been here less than five years under SCHIP and Medicaid. The current five-year wait period can mean the difference between preventing or treating health conditions that can affect a child's prospects for a healthy and productive life -- or leaving those conditions undetected and not prevented, costing taxpayers much more in the long run. (The House passed this provision previously on August 1, 2007 as part of the Children's Health and Medicare Protection (CHAMP) Act.)

Prioritizes children's coverage and phases out coverage of childless adults and parents. The bill phases out the coverage of childless adults and parents in SCHIP.

Is fully paid-for -- with an increase in the tobacco tax and a provision regarding self-referral to physician-
'/>"/>

SOURCE Office of the Speaker of the House
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Senator Schumer Speaks to 4,900 AARP Members Pledging Bipartisan Action on Nations Health and Economic Crises
2. Bipartisan Policy Center Founding Board Members Daschle and Dole Appear on Capitol Hill
3. Senator George Mitchell and the Bipartisan Policy Center to Host Forum Examining Health Insurance Reform
4. Pelosi Statement on Strong Bipartisan Vote in the House for Medicare Improvements Act
5. Video: Zix Corporation Issues Statement Supporting Bipartisan Push for Medicare e-Prescribing Requirement
6. Front Line Caregiver Coalition Thanks Sens. Conrad, Coleman and Reps. Pomeroy, Capito and Berkley for Leading Bipartisan Hill Effort to Stop Bush Administrations Damaging Medicare Cuts
7. AHCA, Alliance Praise New Bipartisan, Bi-Cameral Effort Urging Bush Administration to Forego Medicare Cuts
8. After Collecting 22 Million Petition Signatures on myLifetime.com, Bipartisan Breast Cancer Patient Protection Act Gets First Congressional Hearing in 12 Years
9. Bipartisan Group of Senators and Representatives Introduce Bill to Battle Brain-Related Illness
10. Patients, Doctors, Pharmacists Praise Bipartisan House Resolution on Compounded Hormones Containing Estriol
11. AHCA, Alliance Praise Bipartisan Johnson, Collins Letter Urging Rejection of Bush Medicare Cuts
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/22/2015)... (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 The Incredible Bulk ... Ben Pakulski to increase lean muscle by up to 30lbs ... caught the attention of HealthyandFitZone.com’s Stan Stevenson, prompting an investigative ... it is a step-by-step, scientific diet formula that allows the ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 2015 The federal court overseeing thousands of ... Court, Southern District of West Virginia has upheld a $2 ... first bellwether trial. In an Order dated January 21st, the ... finding that C.R. Bard had not proven a miscarriage of ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... released a new blog post explaining the main features of ... Auto insurance quotes help many drivers find the best coverage ... an agent or visit an agency for price information. These ... http://autocarinsurancebest.com/ . , Every business who relies heavily on transportation ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 A ... Sports Medicine flagship journal Medicine & Science in ... before exercise may help reduce gastrointestinal (GI) problems ... , Participants in the double-blind, placebo-controlled study ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Four years since the release of their debut recording Love is ... Avasa & Matthew Love – the duo are pleased to announce ... White Swan Records on February 24, 2015. , THE ROAD offers ... to all of us to walk out of the mire of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:The Incredible Bulk: Review Examining Ben Pakulski’s Brand New Bulking Muscle Building Diet Program Released 2Health News:Court Upholds $2 Million Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Verdict Levied Against C.R. Bard in First Federal Bellwether Trial, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Court Upholds $2 Million Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Verdict Levied Against C.R. Bard in First Federal Bellwether Trial, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Court Upholds $2 Million Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Verdict Levied Against C.R. Bard in First Federal Bellwether Trial, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 4Health News:Commercial Auto Insurance Provides Several Important Features! 2Health News:Study Shows Kyowa Hakko’s L-Citrulline May Help Reduce Gastrointestinal Injury During Strenuous Exercise 2Health News:Study Shows Kyowa Hakko’s L-Citrulline May Help Reduce Gastrointestinal Injury During Strenuous Exercise 3Health News:THE ROAD by Avasa & Matthew Love -- A New Album 2Health News:THE ROAD by Avasa & Matthew Love -- A New Album 3Health News:THE ROAD by Avasa & Matthew Love -- A New Album 4
... breast cancer researcher and assistant member at Moffitt ... General Electric,s $100 million healthymagination Challenge to develop ... to determine if they are predisposed to develop ... grant awarding initiative focuses on "finding new ideas ...
... Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center and colleagues have ... strong concerns about their ability to have children ... health-related quality-of-life survey tools used to elicit answers ... these concerns. Parents, who often answer survey questions ...
... Center have placed new emphasis on gathering data on cancer ... focus is on gathering and using that data to develop ... treatment and for cancer survivors. Much of the quality ... in Moffitt,s Department of Health Outcomes & Behavior. "Among ...
... , FRIDAY, April 27 (HealthDay News) -- People with chronic ... be able to sleep better, according to a new study. ... basis. The study included 214 people with chronic jaw ... patients were white females, whose average age was 34. ...
... April 27 (HealthDay News) -- People undergoing outpatient surgery should ... to a new study that finds the risk is higher ... older or obese. The University of Michigan researchers found ... clot after outpatient surgery. More than 60 percent of ...
... and Rebecca Moores Professor of Psychology, has earned the ... symbol of overall career excellence and the highest honor ... carries a cash prize of $10,000. "The Farfel ... that we may have as professionals, as mentors, teachers, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Moffitt researcher awarded GE grant to develop tool to detect breast cancer metastasis genetic risks 2Health News:Moffitt researchers find adolescents with cancer concerned about their future reproductive health 2Health News:Moffitt researchers find adolescents with cancer concerned about their future reproductive health 3Health News:Moffitt Cancer Center researchers: Quality of life as important as quantity of life 2Health News:Moffitt Cancer Center researchers: Quality of life as important as quantity of life 3Health News:Adjusting Your Attitude About Chronic Pain May Help You Sleep 2Health News:Blood Clot Risk for Outpatients Needs More Attention: Study 2Health News:Neuropsychologist receives University of Houston's highest faculty honor 2Health News:Neuropsychologist receives University of Houston's highest faculty honor 3
(Date:1/23/2015)... 2015  iMD Companies, Inc. (ICBU) has repositioned itself as a ... grab a foothold in the hydroponic, hemp and medical marijuana ... presence in the sector, and recently partnering with the Chippewa ... and medical marijuana, iMD is committing to bring its vision ...
(Date:1/23/2015)...  Mallinckrodt plc (NYSE: MNK ) announced today ... repurchase program. The open-ended authorization permits the company to ... shares. "Funding additional initiatives and seeking ... continue to pursue a range of focused growth strategies," ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 22, 2015  BiOptix is pleased to announce the appointment ... of Chemistry and Biochemistry. Scott joins the company after previous ... Amgen throughout the course of his nearly 20 year ... is a nationally recognized thought leader in the biosensor ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:iMD Companies Poised to Make Impact in Multi-Billion Dollar Medical Marijuana Sector With Recent Investments and Strategic Partnerships 2Mallinckrodt plc Announces Share Repurchase Program 2Mallinckrodt plc Announces Share Repurchase Program 3Mallinckrodt plc Announces Share Repurchase Program 4BiOptix Expands Leadership Team with the Appointment of Dr. Scott Klakamp as Vice President of Chemistry and Biochemistry 2
... BETHESDA, Md., April 14 Micromet, Inc.,(Nasdaq: ... novel, proprietary,antibodies for the treatment of cancer, ... meeting of the American Association for,Cancer Research ... that commercial,anti-cancer antibodies trastuzumab (Herceptin(R); Genentech, Roche),cetuximab ...
... the, Tumor Suppressor P53 Inhibited Tumor Growth Synergistically in Preclinical ... ... 14 ,Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PPHM ) announced today that ... 2008 Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research,(AACR) further ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Micromet Demonstrates That the Antibodies in Commercial Products Herceptin, Erbitux, Vectibix and Xolair Can Be Converted Into Highly Potent, T Cell- Engaging BiTE Antibodies 2Micromet Demonstrates That the Antibodies in Commercial Products Herceptin, Erbitux, Vectibix and Xolair Can Be Converted Into Highly Potent, T Cell- Engaging BiTE Antibodies 3Micromet Demonstrates That the Antibodies in Commercial Products Herceptin, Erbitux, Vectibix and Xolair Can Be Converted Into Highly Potent, T Cell- Engaging BiTE Antibodies 4Micromet Demonstrates That the Antibodies in Commercial Products Herceptin, Erbitux, Vectibix and Xolair Can Be Converted Into Highly Potent, T Cell- Engaging BiTE Antibodies 5Preclinical Study Presented at AACR Annual Meeting Shows Broad Anti-Cancer Potential of Peregrine's anti-PS Vascular Targeting Antibodies 2Preclinical Study Presented at AACR Annual Meeting Shows Broad Anti-Cancer Potential of Peregrine's anti-PS Vascular Targeting Antibodies 3Preclinical Study Presented at AACR Annual Meeting Shows Broad Anti-Cancer Potential of Peregrine's anti-PS Vascular Targeting Antibodies 4
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
Medicine Products: