SCHIP Provides Health Coverage to 7.4 Million Children in 2008

Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Press Release, January 26, 2009

Some 7.4 million children were enrolled in the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) in 2008 — a four percent increase over the previous year, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced today. The announcement comes as Congress is debating reauthorization of SCHIP, which is projected to expand coverage to an additional four million children.
See also:
* 2008 information
* SCHIP enrollment numbers by state

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