CHIP Boosts Coverage for Children, Minimizes Financial Burdens On Their Families


A Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) nationwide evaluation study reveals that CHIP has successfully expanded coverage for uninsured children, therefore improving their access to care and lowering financial strains on their families.

The positive impacts of CHIP were found for children and families in states with various program designs and features, across demographic and socioeconomic groups, and for children with a range of health care needs
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