CHIP Dental Coverage: An Examination of State Benefit Changes as a Result of CHIPRA

With the passage of the Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 (CHIPRA), all children enrolled in the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) will have a base level of dental coverage included in their benefit package.

This brief by the National Maternal and Child Oral Health Policy Center provides a summary of the CHIP dental benefit changes under CHIPRA and examines the states that had voluntarily sought federal approval of current benefits, or made changes to their CHIP dental benefits as of September 2011.

To read this brief in its entirety, please click on the above attached PDF.

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