Every day that passes without funding the CHIP program puts our kids at risk.
For more, read: What Are the Consequences of Congressional Delay on CHIP?
“The delay in funding could not only cost states money as they are forced to restructure programs, but could also discourage families from signing up due to what’s known as the ‘unwelcome mat’ effect, which discourages families from signing up eligible children.”
#CallToAction: Please take some time this week to write your MoC and urge them to renew the CHIP program funding. We must take care of our most vulnerable.