Report: Health coverage declines for Latino children

Wisconsin Examiner

By: Erik Gunn

The U.S. is falling behind in securing health care coverage for America’s children, but especially so in covering Latino children, according to a new report released Wednesday. And while some states are doing better than others, Wisconsin is part of that decline. Between 2016 and 2018, the number of Latino children nationwide lacking health insurance rose for the first time in a decade, according to the report, “Decade of Success for Latino Children’s Health Now in Jeopardy.” The report is a joint project of the Georgetown University Health Policy Institute’s Center for Children and Families and UnidosUS, a national Latino civil rights and political advocacy organization previously called the National Council of La Raza.

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