Number of uninsured children rises for second year, tops 4 million

The report specifically cited the confusion surrounding the administration’s failed attempt to repeal ObamaCare, the successful elimination of the law’s individual mandate, and a months-long delay in funding the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

In addition, the report cited the Trump administration’s decision to dramatically cut ObamaCare outreach and enrollment grants, while also shortening the open enrollment period.

“At a time when families need more help navigating the confusing health coverage landscape, fewer resources are available for ObamaCare outreach and enrollment efforts as a result of cuts made by the administration in 2017,” the report said.

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