Covering All Kids: CHIPRA, ICHIA and Economic Recovery

04/23/2009 - 4:00pm

On Thursday, April 23rd at 3:00pm EST, Progressive States Network will host a national conference call for state legislators and advocates about the recent reauthorization of the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and its economic benefits, including a new option for states to receive higher federal matching rates to cover legal immigrant children and pregnant women. 

Speakers will include:

  • Sen. Luz Robles, Utah Senate
  • Judi Hilman, Utah Health Policy Project, Executive Director
  • Sonal Ambegaokar, National Immigration Law Center, Health Policy Attorney
  • Jennifer Sullivan, Families USA, Senior Health Policy Analyst
  • Adam Thompson, Progressive States Network, Senior Health Policy Specialist
  • Caroline Fan, Progressive States Network, Immigration and Workers' Rights Policy Specialist

Date: Thursday, April 23, 2009

Time: 3:00pm EST

To receive call-in instructions, please RSVP at

For more information on the reauthorization of CHIP and its economic benefits, see our recent Stateside Dispatch which covers this issue in-depth.