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State Officials Criticized for Using CHIP Funds to Balance Budget

The KHI News Service is an independent news agency, largely focused on health policy issues and state government news, based in Topeka.

The state’s ongoing budget problems are forcing all kinds of tough decisions. Some are large and obvious, like the tax increase that lawmakers passed at the end of this year's legislative session. Others may be smaller and less obvious to the general public, but still important. This story, from Jim McLean of the KHI News Service, looks into the impact of millions of dollars in cuts to a program that provides health insurance for poor children.

Critics Lament Cuts to Health Insurance Program for Low-Income Children


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