Temporary stopgap funding for CHIP was passed, but children's access to health care is still at risk.
If the Children’s Health Insurance Program, known as CHIP, doesn’t get reauthorized by Congress, almost 2 million children across 24 states are at risk of losing their health insurance, according to a new study from Georgetown University. With just days to go before the winter break, the stakes are high. What will happen if the […]
Funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program ran out at the end of September, meaning millions of kids and pregnant women won’t have coverage in the new year. There are bills in Congress that would fund the program, but nobody can agree where to get to money to do it. The $15 billion program funnels […]
CHIP helped insure 9 million children, and its funding expired last month. What happens next depends on where you live.