E&C Proposes Permanent CHIP, One-Year Enrollment For Kids

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / September 9, 2021 at 4:08 PM
The House Energy & Commerce Committee on Monday (Sept. 13) will take up proposals to make the Children’s Health Insurance Program permanent and require state Medicaid and CHIP programs to keep children continuously enrolled for one year -- two of children’s health advocates’ top wish list items for inclusion in Democrats’ emerging reconciliation package. Chairman Frank Pallone (D-NJ) released Thursday (Sept. 9) details of the Build Back Better Act proposals his committee will consider during its budget reconciliation markup next...

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