Children's Health Insurance Program Fewer Children Had Health Insurance In 2018 Than Year Before, Census Data Shows By Selena Simmons-Duffin • Sep 10, 2019 Nearly half a million more children were uninsured in 2018 than in 2017, according to data out Tuesday from the U.S. Census Bureau. The drop stems primarily from a decline in the number of children covered by public programs such programs as Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program. Feds Approve State Program Combatting Lead Poisoning By Associated Press • Aug 22, 2019 callcardinal.com Governor Mike DeWine says the Ohio Department of Medicaid has received federal approval for it's Children's Health Insurance Program initiative, designed to enhance and expand Medicaid's lead abatement program. Brown Would Consider Short-Term Spending Bill Without DACA Fix By Ohio Public Radio • Jan 17, 2018 twitter.com U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio is indicating he's open to a Republic plan for a short-term spending bill, one that does not include a fix for the nation's nearly 700,00 "Dreamers". Governors Urge Renewed Funding For Children's Health Insurance Program By Associated Press • Dec 13, 2017 cnn.com A bi-partisan coalition of governors from Ohio and eleven other states have sent a letter to Congress urging lawmakers to reauthorize funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program. Ohio Has Back-Up Plan For Federally Funded Children's Insurance Program By Ohio Public Radio • Nov 27, 2017 Shutterstock Time is running out for Congress to approve more funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program before the money dries up.