Tag Archives: CHIP

Fast Fact – May 29, 2015

In Fiscal Year 2013-14, 9 percent of Colorado children ages birth through 18 (more than 116,000 kids) were covered by the Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+) at some point during the year, down from 11 percent the previous fiscal year. …

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Big Wins for Kids Health in Congress

This week we celebrated Congress’s approval of HR2, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015, which includes a number of important policy wins for kids health. Most notably, the measure extends funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program …

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Extension of Children’s Health Insurance Program Passes House

Bipartisan legislation to extend federal funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP, known as Child Health Plan Plus, or CHP+, in Colorado) passed the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday with a vote of 392-37. House Republicans and Democrats …

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CHIP Momentum Building in Washington, D.C.

We have seen encouraging signs of progress at the federal level around extension of funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP, known as the Child Health Plan Plus, or CHP+, in Colorado). Federal funding for CHIP will expire in …

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What’s at stake with CHIP Reauthorization?

Visit the All Kids Covered website to find a shareable version of this infographic and other resources to help spread the word about the importance of CHIP. You’ll find a collection of state and national resources about CHIP and what …

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Child Advocates Weigh In On Future of Kids Coverage

This week the Children’s Campaign and more than a dozen other child health advocates submitted a letter to a Congressional advisory group on the future of children’s health coverage. The Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC) requested stakeholder comment …

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CHIP Hearing in the U.S. House This Week

On Wednesday, members of the U.S. House of Representatives’ Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health met to discuss future funding for the Child Health Insurance Program (CHIP, known as the Child Health Plan Plus, or CHP+, in Colorado). Strong support …

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CHIP Works: Stories from Colorado

Thousands of Colorado families will be affected if Congress allows CHIP funding to expire in 2015. The All Kids Covered Coalition is collecting and sharing stories about families who rely on CHIP to help urge Congress to act soon. Read …

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Support for Reauthorizing Federal CHIP Program Grows

More than 1,200 national, state, tribal and local organizations from all 50 states this week signed on to a joint letter urging Congress to reauthorize the Child Health Insurance Program. The letter, coordinated by our national partners, urges Congress to …

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Progress in Congress This Week on Critical Programs for Kids

We know that high quality, reliable child care and affordable health coverage are essential for kids to grow up healthy and strong, so we were encouraged by progress made by Congress this week to address both the Child Care and …

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