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Preserving Access to Healthcare for Kids

Preserving Access to Healthcare for Kids

Yesterday, Giving Compass published an article by Arabella’s Senior Managing Director Gwen Walden titled “The Children’s Health Insurance Program Needs Help.”

“First enacted on a bipartisan basis during the Clinton administration,” the article notes, “The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) has reduced the uninsurance rate for children by almost 70%.”

The program’s success, combined with widespread and growing recognition of the importance of investments in early childhood, should make CHIP renewal a given. But there are no givens in the current political climate. So the article describes steps donors can take to help make sure some 9 million children continue to have access to healthcare.

Read the full article here.

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