Long Overdue: CHIP Agreement Reached

Today, the U.S. Senate voted to end the 114-day standoff on the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). This vote was long overdue. The authorization for CHIP expired on September 30, 2017, and the program stayed afloat through a series...

Celebrating Medicaid’s 52nd Birthday

Last week, the Senate did the right thing by voting down the “skinny bill” that would have kicked millions off their health coverage and significantly raised health insurance premiums. This week, as we mark the anniversary of Medicaid’s passage...

ARKids First turns 20!

Twenty years ago today, on March 10, 1997, then-Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee signed ARKids First into law. ARKids was Arkansas’s state-funded health insurance program, and bringing it to life was a monumental moment for kids and families in our...