Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Stands Against Discrimination in Healthcare

Published on

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) believes that all of Pennsylvania’s children deserve access to healthcare free of discrimination.

For that reason, the Hospital opposes House Bill 1933 (HB1933), which would prohibit transgender or gender-nonconforming children from receiving essential, evidence-based healthcare services if they receive their health coverage through Medicaid or CHIP.

We hope lawmakers will oppose this bill in order to ensure no child is turned away from necessary care under Medicaid or CHIP.

You Might Also Like

Updates in the Fight to Extend CHIP

In October 2017, the U.S. House and Senate held hearings on bills to extend CHIP for another five years — a first step in the process. Learn how you can support CHIP.

anna and leah lipsman on capitol hill

Be an Advocate for Children

Children need advocates like you to be their voice. Here’s how you can affect change. (Hint: Vote!)

Group of children sitting in a circle

Programs Important to Children

Public insurance programs serve as crucial safety nets for children and families across the country.