8 million kids could lose health insurance if the CHIP program isn’t renewed. Here’s what that looks like in one state
(Laura Santhanam, PBS News Hour, Oct 12, 2017)
This story highlights the importance of the CHIP program. As a result of Congress missing its October 1st deadline to fund the proram, 31 states and the District of Columbia may run out of federal dollars for the program by March 2018.