Advocates Hope MACPAC Data Keeps Continuous Enrollment In Reconciliation

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / September 30, 2021 at 2:26 PM
Medicaid advocates hope new data from congressional payment advisers will lower the Congressional Budget Office’s cost estimates on 12-month continuous Medicaid and CHIP eligibility for kids, protecting the proposal from lawmakers looking for ways to trim the Build Back Better plan’s $3.5 trillion price tag. House Energy & Commerce Democrats sent to the floor Sept. 15 proposals that would make CHIP permanent in addition to requiring states to keep children continuously enrolled in Medicaid and CHIP for one year and...

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