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Children’s Health Insurance program

A pediatrician meets with a small child and their mother in an exam room.
PolicyLab at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

By Daylina Miller

Of the 8.6 million children in working families who are covered by public insurance, more than 70% have a parent who works at a large, private company, according to a new study from PolicyLab at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

a doctor checks a child's heartbeat
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The Florida Department of Health has decided to award Tampa-based WellCare Health Plans with a statewide contract to care for children with complex medical issues.