The Potential Impact on Children and Families of Ending Federal Funding for CHIP in 2015Though the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) has proven successful, earning broad bipartisan support among policymakers and voters, Congress has not yet advanced legislation to extend CHIP’s funding. This brief examines the consequences for children if Congress fails to act.

The author, Eugene Lewit, is Consulting Professor of Health Research and Policy at the Stanford University Center for Health Policy and Primary Care and Outcomes Research.