Alexander Gardner, 7, gets a check up at a clinic run by the Nemours Children’s Health System in Wilmington. His mother, Laquita Gardner, pays $25 a month for her sons’ CHIP coverage, with no deductible or co-payments. Credit Mark Makela for The New York Times
“It crushes me to think we’re in an environment where kids’ health is up for debate — that this somehow got tossed into the wrangling.”
~DR. TODD WOLYNN, a pediatrician in Pittsburgh, on Congress’s inability to agree how to fund the Children’s Health Insurance Program, which ran out of money on Sept. 30.
Source: Quotation of the Day: Partisan Combat Stalls Funding for Children’s Health Insurance – The New York Times