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Internal GOP Debate On Length Of Stop-Gap Funding May Drive Whether States Issue CHIP-Disenrollment Notices

December 05, 2017
House and Senate Republican leaders on Tuesday (Dec. 5) had different approaches in mind for temporarily funding the government, and if House Republicans convince Senate Republicans to do a continuing resolution that is longer than two weeks, states would likely be forced to notify families that they’ll lose Children’s Health Insurance Program coverage for their kids, a Republican lobbyist said. Democrats have leverage in government-funding negotiations, but to use it they’d have to be willing to shut down the government...

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