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Parents should never have to worry about what happens when their kid gets sick or if they can afford a prescription or a doctor’s visit. Twenty-five years ago,
In 1997, before CHIP was created, 15 percent of our nation’s children lacked health insurance. Thanks to CHIP, Medicaid, and the Affordable Care Act (ACA), today only 4 percent are uninsured.
The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) will build on our efforts to make quality, affordable health care accessible. This legislation will extend the ACA improvements we started with the American Rescue Plan, locking in an average
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Original text here: https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2022/08/05/statement-by-president-joe-biden-on-the-25th-anniversary-of-the- childrens-health-insurance-program/