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Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2007 (CHIPRA):  The revised CHIPRA Bill (H.R. 3963) Compared to the Original Bill (H.R. 976)

Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2007 (CHIPRA): The revised CHIPRA Bill (H.R. 3963) Compared to the Original Bill (H.R. 976)

The U.S. House and Senate passed a revised version of Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2007 (CHIPRA) that was intended to address key concerns of opponents of the original bill vetoed by the President. The State Children’s Health Insurance Program is temporarily funded through December 14 at current levels, but requires reauthorization. This brief provides an overview of the most recent CHIPRA bill and summarizes changes from the original version of the bill.

Issue Brief (.pdf)

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