Parents Worry Congress Won't Fund The Children's Health Insurance Program



Though 9 million kids across the U.S. get their health insurance through CHIP, Congress let the program expire Sept. 30.

Since then, states have been burning through the cash that remains in their CHIP accounts, and parents, doctors and state officials are wondering whether Congress will save what has traditionally been a popular program with strong bipartisan support.

Keeping kids insured doesn't cost much, he says, and it sure pays off.