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Some W.Va. children enrolled in CHIP will be transferred to expanded Medicaid program
Reported by: Associated Press
Monday, December 2, 2013 2:04 AM EST
Some children enrolled in West Virginia's Children's Health Insurance Program will be moved to the state's Medicaid program.
Children living in households whose income is 133 percent or less of the federal poverty line will now be eligible for Medicaid coverage.
The Children's Health Insurance Program says in a news release that these children will be moved Medicaid on their next scheduled eligibility renewal date.
Enrollees also will have the option to enroll in Medicaid prior to their renewal date. Their enrollment will be effective Jan. 1.