Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
The ADA is working with lawmakers, regulators, and others to help mend America's tattered dental safety net. This includes sustaining and improving dental benefits in the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), which provides health coverage to nearly eight million children from low-income families.
- Maintaining the federal requirement for states to cover dental services in their respective CHIP programs.
The Association's priorities are based on the major policies and positions (PDF) (Members Only) adopted by the ADA House of Delegates.
Letters and Testimony
- February 24, 2015—Coalition letter (PDF) urging congressional leaders to provide a four year funding extension for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
Letters and Testimony reflect the Association's position(s) on specific bills, regulations, and other policy issues, and are based on the major policies and positions (PDF) (Members Only) adopted by the ADA House of Delegates.
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