Congress Must Now End the “CHIP Cliff”

Congressional passage of the latest Continuing Resolution (CR) includes a six-year extension of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), which is a huge and...

Relief for Families: After More Than 110 Days, Congress Extends CHIP

Yesterday, January 22, 2018, Congress passed and President Trump signed an extension of the Children’s Health Insurance Plan (CHIP) that is set to last...

Congressional Inaction on CHIP is Increasingly Dangerous

Every person has empathy toward those who are closest. The challenge is to rise from having empathy for a few to having empathy for...

Running On Empty: CHIP Funding Could Run Out Jan. 19 For...

Some states are facing a mid-January loss of funding for their Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) despite spending approved by Congress in late December...

CHIP: Congress Needs to Stop Playing Politics and Fund the Program

Today the health care coverage of 9 million kids is at risk, according to Medicaid.gov. Why? Because Congress was so busy with yet another...

Low-Income Families Face Loss of Coverage, Income Dilemma

Editor’s note: The subject of this story has requested that her last name not be used. Given the circumstances, Child’s World NEWS has respected...

Five Questions About CHIP

Is CHIP a federal or a state program? In Kentucky, it’s called KCHIP. In Alaska, it’s Denali KidCare. Louisiana calls it LaCHIP. It may be...

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