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Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)"Caps for Kids" program, Lt. Cmdr. Curtis Jenkins visits with Paul Scott JirousBy: U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Mike Le
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  • Everyone Should Be Able To Afford Healthcare
    According to the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the national poverty rate for the continental US (for 2014) is $11,670/year. That's for one person, living by themselves. For every extra person in the household, you add $4,060.

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  • Advice & Tips When Applying For Obamacare
    Need a one stop shop if you still haven't applied for health insurance coverage and are wondering what you need to do? Look no further. My hope is that this article will provide you everything you need to know to enroll in a health insurance plan before this years deadline.
  • The single greatest legislative accomplishment in the second half of the twentieth century came on July 30, 1965, the date President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Social Security Amendments that created Medicare and Medicaid.
  • Medicaid: From LBJ to Obama
    July 30, 1965 is a day that will go down as one of America's greatest days. After a truly bipartisan vote in both the House of Representatives and the US Senate, an amendment to the Social Security Act setting up our nations first public health insurance program passed and was signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson.

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01/01/14Illinois Medicaid Moving Forward in 2014Medicaid, Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) & Illinois
The Federally-facilitated Marketplace (FFM) will be offering health coverage in Illinois through a state partnership model in 2014. The FFM will make assessments of Medicaid/CHIP eligibility and then transfer the applicant's account to the state agency for a final eligibility determination. Illinois is expanding Medicaid coverage to low-income adults effective January 1, 2014.

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