Day of Action to Urge Congress to Extend CHIP is Thursday

It is time to go all in to extend funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). CHIP funding expired on September 30, 2017.┬áThis is a real deadline with real consequence for 223,583 children in Ohio who rely on the program, and the AAP has been leading efforts on the Hill and in the media to urge immediate passage of funding. Read More »

ACA, CHIP, and More: Advocating for Children on a State and Federal Level

Pediatricians advocating for children is needed now more than ever and the Ohio AAP is providing a great opportunity to learn more about state and federal advocacy for child health at Annual Meeting 2017. Read More »

Issue 2 is a Problem, Not a Cure

The Ohio AAP believes the cost of prescription drugs ought to be reined in but are concerned that the vaguely-worded ballot issue would impose unworkable contracting requirements for state prescription drug prices and could cause private insurance costs to rise along with providing access problems for children and their families. Get more details on why the Ohio AAP opposes Issue 2. Read More »