Health Reform PassageThe historic comprehensive health reform legislation signed into law moves America closer to universal health coverage for children. The health reform law preserves and extends the successful Children’s Health Insurance Program, ensuring that low-income children will continue to receive affordable, comprehensive, high-quality health coverage. In addition, many other provisions were included in the new law that will significantly improve health care access, coverage, quality and outcome for all children in America. This fact sheet provides an outline of these gains for children.