Advocates Worry CHIP Could Be Collateral In SCOTUS ACA Case

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / March 26, 2021 at 12:47 PM
Children’s health care advocates say their push to make the Children's Health Insurance Program permanent now goes beyond concerns that Congress will use the program as a bargaining chip: Depending on how the Supreme Court rules on the Affordable Care Act, the Congressional Budget Office score of the cost to renew CHIP could drastically increase when the program is up for renewal in 2027 from the last assessment of nearly budget neutral. Two bills, one with bipartisan support, that would...

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