SPOTLIGHT: States get millions to boost CHIP enrollment

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has awarded $72.6 million in grants to nine states aimed at getting more children health coverage, including both CHIP and Medicaid. Alaska, Alabama, Illinois, Louisiana, Michigan, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oregon and Washington received funds, which were divided according a formula set forth in authorizing legislation. Article

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