Child Health

Patrick Bresette on TPR’s Texas Matters

October 1, 2019 | Texas

Texas has the highest uninsured rate for children in the nation. And for the second year in a row, the rate got even worse. That’s according to data released by the U.S. Census Bureau. Child advocates are calling attention to these numbers and asking for state leaders to address this problem immediately. They say steps could be taken now – without the legislature – to improve access to CHIP and Children’s Medicaid.

Listen to the full interview by Texas Public Radio.