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Colorado is advising people who use the state's Children's Health Plan Plus (CHP+) program to start looking for private insurers in the event that Congress doesn't act and federal funding for the program runs out early next year. The state send letters to 70,000 people covered by the program letting them know there is no guarantee of coverage. The Richter family knows that all too well and now they don't know what they'll do to maintain the coverage for their diabetic son Ari, 10, and his brother.
Colorado is advising people who use the state's Children's Health Plan Plus (CHP+) program to start looking for private insurers in the event that Congress doesn't act and federal funding for the program runs out early next year. The state send letters to 70,000 people covered by the program letting them know there is no guarantee of coverage. The Richter family knows that all too well and now they don't know what they'll do to maintain the coverage for their diabetic son Ari, 10, and his brother.

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