Red Tape And Immigration Fears Have Led To A Drop In Health Coverage For Texas Children

About 146,000 fewer children in Texas were enrolled in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program between the end of 2017 and the end of 2018, according to a study released Thursday by the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families.

Nationwide more than 828,000 fewer children were enrolled in Medicaid and CHIP, combined, at the end of 2018. About 70 percent of those losses took place in seven states, including Texas, the report found.

Source: Red Tape And Immigration Fears Have Led To A Drop In Health Coverage For Texas Children / KUT 90.5 Radio

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