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

Oral health remains a serious concern for the health and well being of children, especially those who are low-income. However, 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 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.

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

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  1. The South Dakota Children’s Health Insurance Program, more commonly referred to as CHIP, provides quality health care (including regular check-ups, Well-Child Care exams, dental and vision care) for children and youth.

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