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Parents to Congress: My child depends on CHIP for health insurance

Hazel Hoffman is only five years old, but her medical bills are already through the roof. The little girl suffers from a form of epilepsy that has sent her to the hospital multiple times with severe s... read more

Letters: Vote for McLeod-Skinner; Walden’s time is over; No on Measure 106

I know how unstable funding can damage services to the over 120,000 low-income children and pregnant women in Oregon who depend on CHIP for their care. When Rep. Walden says, “I fought hard to protect ... read more

Oregon lawmakers urge Congress to reauthorize CHIP

(KOIN) -- Local lawmakers are calling on Congress to reauthorize the Children's Health Insurance Program -- CHIP -- which ... America shouldn't have to depend upon one short term extension after anoth... read more

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Children's Health Insurance Program To End If Federal Funding Ceases in 2018

(WKRG) -- Thousands of children in Alabama will lose coverage unless Congress can pass the authorization to extend funding for CHIP ... "Funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program has reached ... read more


Which States Are Hit Hardest By Failure To Fund Children’s Health Program

Over the weekend, Congress allowed funding for the Children’s Health Insurance ... third of children enrolled in CHIP would become uninsured with closure of the program, unable to enroll either in a p... read more

Congress provides short-term funding for children's health insurance

Related: Parents to Congress: My child depends on CHIP for health insurance CHIP covers about 9 million children whose parents usually earn too much to qualify for Medicaid, but not enough to afford p... read more

States Sound Warning That Kids' Health Insurance Is At Risk

This week, Colorado became the first state to notify families that children who receive health ... parents of the 66,000 Virginia children enrolled in CHIP. "We've never had to do this before," she sa... read more

Virginia to inform families enrolled in CHIP they may soon lose coverage

(WHSV) — Two months ago, Congress ... parents who are worried about whether their children will have health insurance in the new year.” According to numbers released by Kaine and Warner, about 6,460 c... read more

The Fight Over CHIP Has Reached New Heights of Absurdity (or Depths of Cruelty)

Congress’s failure to reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance ... reauthorize CHIP before states exhaust their funding would be a pointless debacle. The program provides insurance to roughly 9 mil... read more

Watch: Kimmel Returns to TV With Son Billy After Heart Surgery, Advocates for Child Healthcare Law

Kimmel used much of his monologue on last night's show to forcefully advocate for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), a program that millions of American kids depend on, often for life-sav... read more

Gov. Kate Brown and local lawmakers call on Congress to reauthorize CHIP

Suzanne Bonamici (D) called on Congress to reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP ... Senator Merkley: The fact that CHIP is being used as a pawn in cynical political machinations m... read more



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