This report is based on the findings from a 12-state study that was conducted in the fall of 1998. It highlights the potential impact of CHIP for adolescents, provides case studies of innovative strategies, and makes recommendations for how to better reach and serve adolescents who are eligible for or enrolled in CHIP.
February 6, 1999
Claire Brindis, Dr.P.H.; Robin Kirkpatrick, M.S.W., M.P.H.; Tracy Macdonald, M.P.P., M.P.H.; Karen VanLandeghem, M.P.H.; Susie Lee, B.A.
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