Published in Women's Health Weekly, May 15th, 2003
Waiving current federal regulations, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will allow Rhode Island to use money from the federally financed State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) for prenatal care through the state's RIte Care program.
RIte Care currently provides these services with money from the state's general revenue fund.
The federal waiver will allow Rhode Island to receive approximately $1.3 million in additional federal funds, freeing state money for other uses. More than 600...
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