PBS NewsHour

Behind the troubling rise of uninsured American kids

Clip: 12/23/2019 | 9m 8s Video has closed captioning.

Over a million children have fallen out of public health insurance programs since December 2017. In some cases, their parents acquired coverage at work. But researchers also see a troubling rise in uninsured children -- and say the Trump administration's policies are partially to blame. Special correspondent Sarah Varney reports from Tennessee, where the rate of uninsured kids has soared.

Aired: 12/23/19

Rating: NR

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