Becerra Confident Congress Won’t Let CHIP Lapse Again

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / August 4, 2022 at 5:33 PM
On the eve of the Children’s Health Insurance Program’s 25th anniversary, HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra was confident on Thursday (Aug. 4) that making CHIP’s funding permanent isn’t a political issue but a matter of Congress prioritizing it. “There are fewer uninsured in America today than ever before in our lifetime, and so I don’t think anyone’s going to want us to go back,” Becerra told Inside Health Policy after touring a women’s and children’s clinic in Virginia. “I don’t...

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