What a Difference a Dollar Makes: Affordability Lessons From Children’s Coverage Programs

States are responsible for on the ground implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), including expanding coverage options through Exchanges and other health insurance programs.  This brief examines the affordability of current children’s coverage options and coverage under ACA.  It also draws on lessons from the Children’s Health Insurance Program, which can serve as a model for states as they implement affordability provisions in ACA.

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