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Multi-million Dollar Campaign for Kids' Health Program is Launched
Date:9/16/2008

Chief sponsors of the Senate bill introduced last year were Democrats Max Baucus of Montana and Jay Rockefeller of West Virginia and Republicans Charles Grassley of Iowa and Orrin Hatch of Utah. When President Bush vetoed the reauthorization bill last year, Senators Grassley and Hatch issued a joint press release terming the veto "disappointing" and "even a little unbelievable."

According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, children with insurance fare significantly better than uninsured children on a host of access measures, such as having a usual source of care, fewer delays in care due to cost, and number of physician and dental visits.

Studies have shown that additional funding to strengthen SCHIP will actually save money. Researchers at Brigham Young and Arizona State universities report it costs states more when children are forced to drop out of SCHIP because they shift away from routine care to more frequent and more costly emergency care.

SCHIP legislation traces its roots to a children's health insurance plan in Massachusetts. Democratic Sen. Ted Kennedy and Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch were co-authors of the SCHIP bill that President Clinton signed into law in August of 1997.

Thanks to SCHIP, more than 6.6 million children now have health insurance. Yet 9 million more American children still lack health care coverage they need.

The business and labor leaders who founded Health Care for Kids have a history of working together to win comprehensive health care reform for all Americans in America's Agenda: Health Care for All, an advocacy organization that has been building support for comprehensive health care reform, state by state, since 2004.

"Health Care for Kids is a distinct, newly-founded issue advocacy organization," Dority points out. "We are launching this issue campaign with a very specific purpose: to persuade Congress to pass the bill that will strengthen and reauthorize SCHIP. This will be a significant st
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