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Each issue of the CHP Newsletter will give readers insight into a different important health issue confronting Indiana. Articles about various sectors such as academia and research, policy, and media, will be included to provide a package of information that examines different aspects of the problem.


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    e-Health Policy News: Reauthorizing SCHIP
    (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Health Policy, 2007-09)
    The State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) was enacted as a part of the Balanced Budget Act in 1997 to provide health insurance for children from working poor families that make too much to qualify for Medicaid.
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    e-Health Policy News: Health Care Reform
    (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Health Policy, 2007-07)
    Health care reform is sweeping our nation. The system is in crisis as costs continue to escalate and the number of people with little or no health insurance continues to grow. In many states, governors are tackling the problem with proposals to cover the uninsured and underinsured. One example, of course, is our newly passed Indiana Check-Up Plan, funded in part by the 44-cent cigarette tax increase that has recently taken effect. The one constant across the nation in dealing with this problem is that there is no quick fix. It will take time and sacrifice by all to repair our health care system.
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    e-Health Policy News: The Cigarette Tax Debate
    (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Health Policy, 2007-04)
    The cigarette tax debate did not die after defeat of House Bill 1008. There has been a flood of activity at the state house in recent weeks as both anti-smoking advocates and protesters rally to voice their opinions.
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    e-Health Policy News: Hoosier Smoking
    (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Health Policy, 2007-02)
    This first issue examines the challenge of the high smoking rate in Indiana. We will look at strategies that policymakers and researchers recommend to address the problem, news from the Statehouse, and how solutions are being formulated.
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