Putting teeth in CHIP: 1997-2009 retrospective of congressional action on children's oral health.

Abstract

When Congress reenacted the Child Health Insurance Program (CHIP) in 2009, it incorporated a range of dental provisions that had not been considered when the program was initiated in 1997. This paper posits that this change evidences the establishment of pediatric oral health as a distinct policy issue within Congressional deliberations. During this period… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.acap.2009.09.002

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@article{Edelstein2009PuttingTI, title={Putting teeth in CHIP: 1997-2009 retrospective of congressional action on children's oral health.}, author={Burton L. Edelstein}, journal={Academic pediatrics}, year={2009}, volume={9 6}, pages={467-75} }