In addition to extending the CHIP program, the CHIP reauthorization bill signed into law on February 4, 2009, includes a number of important program and financing changes affecting Medicaid as well as CHIP. Among these are a set of quality provisions that aim to help develop child-specific quality measures and improve the quality of care delivered to children through Medicaid, CHIP, and private health insurers. This brief provides an overview of these new quality initiatives.

 

Understanding the New Quality Initiatives in CHIPRA
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