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Funding for children’s health insurance at risk

A Children’s Health Insurance Program, or CHIP, was created in 1997 to give insurance to children whose guardians make too much money for Medicaid, but not enough to afford it on their own. Last year, nearly 9 million were enrolled, but this year Congress let CHIP’s federal funding expire. Diane Rowland, of the Kaiser Family Foundation, joins Hari Sreenivasan with more.


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