Sink this SCHIP

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Author(s) Michael F. Cannon
Source New York Post
Date September 24, 2007
Quotes-start.png "Inevitably, many families simply substitute SCHIP for private coverage. Economists Jonathan Gruber of MIT and Kosali Simon of Cornell University find that, in effect, when government expands eligibility for SCHIP and Medicaid, six out of every 10 people added to the rolls already have private coverage. Only four in 10 were previously uninsured. In other words, SCHIP and Medicaid cover four previously uninsured Americans for the price of 10. " Quotes-end.png

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This item argues against the position Program should be expanded on the topic State Children's Health Insurance Program.