The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) currently provides low-cost insurance coverage to 9 million children. In September 2017, Congress failed to pass legislation reauthorizing the program, which now faces an uncertain future. We’ve collected the latest scholarship on the program to highlight the stakes in this legislative battle.
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