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State Practices in Medical Child Support Cross-Program Coordination

Publication Date
May 31, 2003

This study describes policies and practices in Connecticut, Minnesota, and Texas designed to coordinate the child support enforcement program, Medicaid, and SCHIP in order to secure and sustain appropriate health care coverage for child support-eligible children. Based on the findings from site visits to the three states, the report documents both successes in cross-program coordination as well as challenges to effective coordination.