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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 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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Alabama Children’s Health Insurance Plan will Start Removing Kids on January 1

Low income families across the state are facing a rough start to the year as 7,000 kids will lose their coverage. The Alabama Children’s Health…

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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…