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      house Committees
      House Committee on Energy and Commerce
      Health
    IntroducedJune 10th, 2009

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Title

Ensuring Continuous Coverage under SCHIP Act of 2009

Official Title

To amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to require 12-month continuous coverage under the State Children's Health Insurance Program.

Summary

Ensuring Continuous Coverage under SCHIP Act of 2009 - Amends title XXI (Children's Health Insurance) (CHIP, formerly known as SCHIP) of the Social Security Act (SSA) with respect to a state plan that provides child health insurance through a means other than through the state's plan under SSA title XIX (Medicaid). Requires in such a case for the CHIP plan to implement the 12-month continuous eligibility option available under Medicaid for targeted low-income children whose family income is below 200% of the poverty line.

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