Improved access and quality of care after enrollment in the New York State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP).

@article{Szilagyi2004ImprovedAA,
  title={Improved access and quality of care after enrollment in the New York State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP).},
  author={Peter G. Szilagyi and Andrew W. Dick and Jonathan D. S. Klein and Laura P Shone and Jack Zwanziger and Thomas K. McInerny},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2004},
  volume={113 5},
  pages={e395-404}
}
BACKGROUND Although many studies have noted that uninsured children have poorer access and quality of health care than do insured children, few studies have been able to demonstrate the direct benefits of providing health insurance to previously uninsured children. The State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), enacted as Title XXI of the Social Security Act, was intended to improve insurance coverage and access to health care for low-income, uninsured children. With limited state and… CONTINUE READING

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