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Fund Federal Plan to Insure Children

21 December 2017, 01:00 | Clyde Nash

Fund Federal Plan to Insure Children

Fund Federal Plan to Insure Children

"Health care, it's a very challenging industry, especially when our government doesn't want to fund basic things like children's healthcare", said Dr. Only the CHIP kids are at risk because of congressional inaction.

Two-and-a-half months after its funding expired, the federal Children's Health Insurance Program, which covers 8.9 million kids nationwide, has still not been reauthorized by Congress. "We must come together and finish the work of Congress and reauthorize CHIP", they wrote.

Since the start of October, the families of 9 million children - including more than 180,000 in Pennsylvania - have been calling on lawmakers to reauthorize the Children's Health Insurance Program. The House of Representatives passed long-term CHIP funding that is awaiting action in the Senate.

Anne Dunkelberg, associate director at the Center for Public Policy Priorities, a liberal-leaning policy organization, said the guaranteed funding "just buys us 30 days".

"I strongly support the CHIP program, which helps thousands of West Virginia children stay healthy".

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The number of California children who receive health insurance through CHIP would be sufficient to fill 10 Rose Bowls, said H.D. Palmer, spokesman for the California Department of Finance. GOP Congressman Lloyd Smucker, of Lancaster County, joined others in Pennsylvania's delegation - Democrats and fellow Republicans - in a September 29 letter to U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi urging that legislation be taken up as soon as possible to extend CHIP.

It's hard to tell exactly how numerous Children's Clinic's patients receive CHIP because in California, those children's benefits are administered through Medi-Cal, so it's not exactly clear how they are receiving coverage when they visit a doctor, Nicholas said.

Minnesota is expecting to be reimbursed by the federal government for the costs it has incurred since the funding lapsed in October. The state can carry over some funds from the last fiscal year, but federal rules mean it will incur a penalty equal to one-third of the funds carried over.

The CHIP program has been renewed every year since 1998 without a fuss because everyone realizes that it's important for working families to be able to have health insurance for their children. "Merry Christmas, right?" Kimmel's comments comes while states warn that for the first time in the history of the program, the program may run out of funding resulting in 1.2 million children losing coverage and becoming uninsured.

But she is anxious about the prospect of families losing health coverage for their children, recalling instances where families have delayed care for urgent health needs because they lacked coverage.



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