Schip covered 66 million children and 670000 adults

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government insurance scheme in United States. SCHIP covered 6.6 million children and 670000 adults during fiscal year 2006. SCHIP was created by the balanced Budget Acct 1997 as title Xxi of the Social Security Act. Since its creation SCHIP has allocated about $20 billion over 10 years to help states insure low income children. The program was said to provide flexibility as it offers three possible approaches or implementations designs these include as a Medicaid expansion, as a separate insurance program and as a combination of the two, Medicaid and SCHIP [4]. The main objective of SCHIP is to reduce the number of uninsured children in United States specifically children below 6 years of age and belonging to low income families who cannot afford private health coverage and is not eligible enough for Medicaid. In some states adolescence, adults and pregnant women are covered under this scheme [3]. Problems and Challenges: There are several problems or barriers for that the program that standout or become major issues in the program's implementation. The SCHIP Program is being threatened because of
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