This issue brief focuses on premium and cost-sharing changes in the fiscal year 2006 House of Representatives budget bill passed on November 15, 2005. The bill gives states broad flexibility to impose premiums and other cost-sharing mechanisms, as well as increase the maximum amounts states can charge beneficiaries. The implications of these changes for children are discussed in detail.

 

Higher Premiums and Cost Sharing Changes
Title: Higher Premiums and Cost Sharing Changes (65 clicks)
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