CHIP How Eating CHIP (Not Chips!) Can Be Healthy By Samantha Wright • Aug 8, 2019 St. Luke's Health System Listen Listening... / 12:59 How would you like to lower your cholesterol, your blood pressure, your blood sugar — and lose some weight? Sound too good to be true? St. Luke’s is trying to do all of that with the “Complete Health Improvement Program” or “CHIP.” It’s not a diet. It’s an 18-session lifestyle enrichment program. The goal is to change habits and lifestyles to reduce disease risk factors. The Number Of Kids Without Health Insurance Is Going Up By James Dawson • Dec 7, 2018 Emilie Ritter Saunders / Boise State Public Radio The number of uninsured children across the country has increased for the first time in more than a decade. Listen Listening... / 1:06 Click 'play' to hear the audio version of this story. Idaho Children Could Lose Coverage If CHIP Isn't Funded By Norm Gunning • Oct 4, 2017 Boise State Public Radio Funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program, better known as CHIP, expired last week. The federal program covers some 35,000 Idaho children whose families don't qualify for Medicaid and cannot afford insurance.