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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 funding will run dry in several states by the end of January

Kids in many places across the country and whose families have low incomes will be without health insurance. CHIP funding was allowed to expire on…

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Texas Children’s Health Insurance Program to receive $135 Million

The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is sending funds to the state to keep the program alive. The Texas Children’s Health Insurance Program…

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Governor promises Vermont children’s health insurance won’t suffer from federal cuts

Phil Scott has acknowledged that the state will now need to cover millions as a result of the federal government. Vermont children’s health insurance will…

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Kids health insurance penetration is rising considerably with the ACA

The number of uninsured children has seen a striking drop since the Affordable Care Act was implemented. The Anne E. Casey Foundation – a top…

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Children’s Health Insurance Program funding slashed in Trump budget

While that program is hacked down by 20 percent, millions more kids will be affected with the Medicaid reductions. President Donald Trump’s budget plans will…

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Florida health insurance loses Stars Plus plan

This takes away a coverage opportunity for children who have limited other options available. A special Florida health insurance plan called Stars Plus has been…