An increasing number of Pennsylvania kids went without health insurance last year, report shows

Even as the federal government guaranteed uninterrupted Medicaid coverage during the COVID public health emergency, a growing number of children in Pennsylvania are living without health insurance.

Pennsylvania is one of only three states, alongside Connecticut and Wisconsin, that saw declines in insured children.

The findings come from the State of Children’s Health report by Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children, bringing new momentum to their calls for continuous Medicaid enrollment for young kids.

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