Health Exchange Alert Weekly Report - 11/06/2019

Rate Of Uninsured Children Up As Dems Call On HHS To Reverse Trend

By Chelsea Cirruzzo / October 30, 2019 at 12:50 PM
The rate of uninsured children rose significantly between 2016 and 2018, according to a new report by the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families, coming as Democratic lawmakers call on HHS and CMS to explain what it is doing to reverse the trend. According to the report released Wednesday (Oct. 30), the number of uninsured children rose by more than 400,000 in a four-year span, undoing a trend towards more insured children prior to 2014. The report’s authors, Joan...

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