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Nine States Get $72.6M HHS Bonus for Expanding Children’s Coverage
Health Leaders Media - John Commins

Alabama will get a $39.1 million “performance bonus” for expanding enrollment and improving access to healthcare for children through Medicaid and CHIP, HHS announced today. The Christmas bonus represents more than half of the $72.6 million in bonuses to nine states that was included in the Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization law, which also sets performance goals that states must meet to qualify for a bonus.