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Idaho kids health insurance system may have been overpaid

The federal government claims it paid $3.1 million too much, thought the state disagrees. A federal agency claims it overpaid the Idaho kids health insurance…

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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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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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States brace for Children’s Health Insurance Program to run out of money

Almost a dozen states are getting ready for CHIP’s funding to run out, leaving kids from low-income families uninsured. Almost a dozen U.S. states are…

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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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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…