children's health States Sound Warning That Kids' Health Insurance Is At Risk This week, Colorado became the first state to notify families that children who receive health insurance through the Children's Health Insurance Program are in danger of losing their coverage. Children's Health Program In Texas Is Weeks Away From 'Chaos,' Advocates Warn By Ashley Lopez • Nov 14, 2017 Miguel Gutierrez Jr. / KUT The families of roughly 400,000 children in Texas could be receiving letters from state officials in a matter of weeks, letting them know their health care is ending. 400,000 Texas Kids Could Lose Health Insurance. Congress Has Two Weeks To Prevent It. By Ashley Lopez • Sep 20, 2017 Gabriel Cristóver Pérez / KUT A federal program that provides health insurance for about 390,000 Texas children must be reauthorized by Congress by the end of the month.