The Children’s Health Insurance Program, known as CHIP, has been granted federal funding for the next six years — part of a spending bill passed Monday. The program has had popular, bipartisan support for decades. So why did it come so close to being defunded? And what’s next for the 132,000 kids enrolled in Virginia?


  • Selena Simmons-Duffin Reporter, WAMU; @selenasd
  • Linda Nablo Chief Deputy Director, Virginia's Department of Medical Assistance Services

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