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A Program That Provides Health Care For More Than 8 Million Kids Will Expire Unless Congress Acts

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ThinkProgress, by Sy Mukherjee

“If the CHIP funding cliff is not addressed, important gains in children’s coverage would be lost,” concluded First Focus in an issue brief on CHIP reauthorization. “While the ACA holds great promise for the millions of Americans who have lacked an affordable coverage option, especially uninsured adults, it will take time and experience to know how new coverage options, eligibility rules, enrollment systems, policies and procedures, benefits, plans and provider networks are working to meet the unique health and developmental needs of children.”

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