States may roll back children’s health coverage without money from Congress – Politico

Nearly 9 million children are insured through CHIP, but now 4 million could lose coverage

If CHIP funding runs out, many enrollees would be shifted over to Medicaid coverage instead. But roughly 4 million CHIP enrollees live in states whose programs aren’t linked to Medicaid, so those enrollees are at risk of losing coverage. In certain states, pregnant women could also lose benefits.

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