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2009 Cycle I Grants

On September 30, 2009 the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced $40 million in grants to 69 grantees in 42 states and the District of Columbia to help them find and enroll children who are uninsured but eligible for either Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

Grants were awarded to applicants whose outreach, enrollment and retention efforts will target geographic areas with high rates of eligible but uninsured children, particularly those with racial and ethnic minority groups who are uninsured at higher-than-average rates.

Summary of the Awards

  • $40 million in 42 states
  • 69 grants
  • Awarded to state and local governments, tribal organizations, community groups, schools, health care providers and others whose outreach, enrollment and retention efforts will target geographic areas with high rates of eligible but uninsured children, particularly those with racial and ethnic minority groups who are uninsured at higher-than-average rates. 20 grants are groups of entities working together as consortiums