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Introduced in Senate (09/21/2006)

Amends title XXI (State Children's Health Insurance) (SCHIP) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to allow qualifying states to use all or any portion (currently, up to 20%) of their allotments under SCHIP for certain Medicaid (SSA title XIX) expenditures.

Requires qualifying states to meet at least three of certain policies and procedures, including: (1) a simplified application process; (2) elimination of any asset test; (3) twelve-month continuous eligibility; and (4) easy access to enrollment staff.