Coverage of Uninsured Children in Moderate-Income Families Under SCHIP

By Jocelyn Guyer

To help inform the debate over the 2007 reauthorization of SCHIP, this issue brief provides new data on the extent to which low- to moderate-income children are currently enrolled in SCHIP. It shows that children with family income below 300 percent of the federal poverty level presently comprise 99.5 percent of those enrolled in SCHIP.