Congress must act this year to extend funding for the Children’s Health Insurance
Program (CHIP) for four more years. CHIP has
been a lifeline for millions of children in working families since its
bipartisan beginning in 1997 and today provides
health coverage to more than 8 million children.
However, unless Congress takes action, there will be no new funding for CHIP after September 30, 2015, which would result
in millions of children losing coverage or parents paying substantially more
for less comprehensive coverage for their children. With states already
planning annual budgets for 2015, we must work together to ensure funding for
CHIP is extended this year for four more years. Thanks to Medicaid and CHIP, there are fewer uninsured children in America than ever
before. We cannot move backward in our progress to give all children a healthy
start. Please call your elected Senators
and Representative and ask them to take action now to fund CHIP for four more years.
Support Four More Years of Funding for CHIP
Dear [Decision Maker],
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