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Pennsylvania's CHIP Program to Promote Awareness of Health Insurance Options During 'Cover The Uninsured Week'
Date:3/20/2009

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During Cover the Uninsured Week, Pennsylvania's Children's Health Insurance Program, CHIP, will visit communities across the state to remind families that health coverage is available to all children - regardless of their income.

"Cover the Uninsured Week brings awareness and attention to the growing problem facing our state and nation - and that is the increasing number of adults and children without health insurance," Insurance Commissioner Joel Ario said.

"The Insurance Department administers two programs that consumers can access for help - CHIP, and adultBasic. CHIP is available for children upon application and has no waiting list. Unfortunately, adultBasic has a waiting list for adults that Governor Edward G. Rendell is working to reduce through a health reform package that would use state and federal dollars. In the meantime, the program is available at cost to those on the waiting list."

CHIP will be in communities across the state to raise awareness about the program and to deliver the message of how families can apply for and access coverage through CHIP. Events range from faith-based outreach, sponsored story-time hours in local libraries and educational breakfast meetings with local legislators and community organizations.

"Many parents struggle to afford health insurance for their children, and they live in fear that an injury or illness could cause catastrophic damage to their household budgets. Working with grassroots advocates, churches, educators and health care professionals across the state, we will be able to get the word out in our communities that CHIP is available, it's affordable, and for many families, it's free," Ario said.

"Though our recent statewide survey on the uninsured showed us that cost remains one of the top barriers to having health insurance, there are also cases when consumers m
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