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Local health centers left to struggle even as GOP funds CHIP

The Children’s Health Insurance Program finally has its funding but kids may still find health care challenging. At the same time that Congressional Republicans and…

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US government shutdown leaves CHIP without funding

Senate failed to pass the House-sponsored continuing resolution (CR) to the president on Friday. The Senate was unable to advance the House-sponsored CR ahead of…

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Congressional Budget Office predicts $800 million bill for 5 years of CHIP

The Children’s Health Insurance Program covers almost 9 million low income kids in the country. The Congressional Budget Office released a prediction from its analysts…

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CHIP expiration places health insurance of millions of children at risk

The program currently covers the kids of almost 9 million low income American families. Kids covered by CHIP, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, could potentially…

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$32 million in funding coming to the Children’s Health Insurance Program

Federal agency announced more funding for CHIP to ensure children have the coverage they need The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has announced that…

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New legislation in Arizona seeks to secure health insurance for children

Legislation revitalizing the KidsCare program has received approval from state representatives Children in Arizona may soon have access to the health insurance coverage they need…

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HHS Secretary calls for expansion of health insurance programs

Secretary Burwell wants insurance programs expanded in 19 states Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell is calling for the expansion of Medicare…