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Preserving health coverage for kids will require more than saving CHIP
The Hill

In the coming weeks, Congress will determine the fate of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), which was initially created in 1997 to bridge gaps in insurance for low-income children ineligible for Medicaid. Over the course of a given year, CHIP helps provide coverage for about eight million children, and is a major reason why the proportion of uninsured children is at an all-time low.