July 28th, 2011

‘Mini Darth Vader’ goes to Washington

CNN chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta updates viewers on the progress of child actor Max Page, aka ‘Mini Darth Vader’ who headed to Capitol Hill this week to lobbying Congress against Medicaid cuts. Medicaid is the primary health insurance provider for more than 30 million children American children.  And, kids like Max, who receive specialized pediatric care from physicians trained through the  Children’s Hospitals Graduate Education Program also benefit from the funds those hospitals receive through Medicaid.

More updates on this story will air during SANJAY GUPTA, MD on Saturday, July 30 and Sunday, August 1 at 7:30am ET on CNN.