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Providers Make Last-Ditch Attempt To Get CHIP/Extenders Bill Passed Before Thanksgiving

November 14, 2017
Seven lobby groups representing providers for kids and the underserved are making a last-ditch effort to get Congress to renew funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program and other health care extenders before the legislation gets sucked into a year-end package that could jeopardize the bipartisan deals that have been struck on those programs. Democrats and Republicans in both chambers agree that CHIP should be funded another five years. Federal funding for the program expired Oct. 1 and CHIP is...

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