Governors seek extension of Children’s Health Insurance Program

CHIP Health Insurance for Children

Governors come together to support the renewal of funding for CHIP A coalition of governors from 39 states have come together to support the extension of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). The program currently provides an estimated 8 million children and their families with insurance coverage. CHIP is a federal program, whose funding will expire at the end of October 2015 if Congress does not take action on the issue. The group of governors is pressuring federal lawmakers to renew funding for the program so that children and their…

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