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Frequently Asked Questions About the Foster Care Independence Act of 1999 and the John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program

This document provides answers to commonly asked questions about the Foster Care Independence Act of 1999 and the John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program authorized by the act. The law permits states to provide Medicaid coverage to foster youth between the ages of 18 and 21, expands eligibility for Title IV-E funded foster care, and improves funding for independent living programs. The Foster Care Independence Act also requires states to prepare and support foster parents in their parental role and increases funding for adoption incentive payments.The questions address the overall purpose of the Foster Care Independence Act, eligibility, …

  • Entry Type: Resource
  • Audience For Entry: Professionals
  • Service Area: National
  • Population Served: (Youth) Foster Youth,
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  • Subjects: Youth Development, Transition,
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