With state legislators, cabinet officials, health care providers, families, and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) administration and clinicians joining him, Governor Wolf held a bill signing of legislation to protect children’s health care through state funding of the Children’s Health Insurance Program, commonly known as CHIP.
Governor Wolf Joins Bi-Partisan Governors Urging Congress to Reauthorize Children’s Health Insurance ProgramDecember 12, 2017
Governor Wolf joined a bi-partisan group of governors urging Congress to address the reauthorization of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) before nearly 9 million children and pregnant women across the country, including more than 180,000 in Pennsylvania, are left without health care.
Governor Wolf praised the Pennsylvania General Assembly for voting to reauthorize Pennsylvania’s Children’s Health Insurance Program and called on the U.S. Congress to take action on the federal reauthorization.
Governor Wolf reminded consumers that open enrollment for 2018 individual health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) ends this Friday, December 15.
Pennsylvania Commission for Women (PCW) Chair Randi Teplitz, on behalf of the commission, issued a statement urging the General Assembly to vote down a restrictive abortion ban.