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Children’s Health

Who’s Going to Foot the Bill

A recent study explores the impact of rising health insurance costs on the phenomenon of “split coverage,”  a practice in which working poor families opt to cover their children via public insurance, even though employer-sponsored [...]

January 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

The kids may not be alright

As implementation of the Patient Protection and continues, an estimated 7 to 12 million children will benefit from Medicaid and CHIP expansions. However, the question of access still remains. Will the number of newly insured children outpace the [...]

May 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

Should Congress Reauthorize CHIP?

The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) has been very helpful in providing children access to health care including preventative services such as well child visits and chronic illness screening since its inception. CHIP also provides [...]

January 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

Doctors punished for protecting children

A 9-year-old girl in Arizona accidentally fatally shot her shooting range instructor last month after he set her Uzi to automatic and allowed her to hold the weapon on her own. The incident garnered national attention and became part of the debate [...]

September 9, 2014 // 1 Comment

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