August 5, 2022

Cleveland Scene: CHIP, Which Helps Hundreds of Thousands of Ohio Kids Every Year, Marks Silver Anniversary

As a program that’s improved health insurance access for kids celebrates its silver anniversary, there are calls to ensure it remains strong for the future.

Friday is the 25th anniversary of the Children’s Health Insurance Program, created by Congress to cover millions of kids who might not otherwise have health-care coverage.

Instead of creating a standalone program, said Loren Anthes, a public-policy fellow with the Center for Community Solutions, Ohio leverages CHIP dollars to extend Medicaid eligibility.

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