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House GOP Considers Separating CHIP From Medicare Extenders

May 19, 2017
House Republicans are considering reauthorizing the Children’s Health Insurance Program separately from extensions of Medicare programs and policies, which would take away a key vehicle for those so-called Medicare extenders. A core group of provider organizations is trying to spark a lobbying effort to reauthorize CHIP and the extenders at the same time, but state governors, and soon about 1,000 kid-advocate groups, are pressuring Congress to reauthorize CHIP funding amid a crammed legislative schedule and with federal funding running out...


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