Stakeholders On Edge As Child Tax Credit Negotiations Threaten Health Care Reforms

By Bridget Early / December 16, 2021 at 6:56 PM
Stakeholders are increasingly worried that key health care reforms in the Build Back Better package could be scaled back or scrapped, or the entire package stalled, as negotiations between President Joe Biden and Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) are now likely to extend into the new year as the White House acknowledged Thursday (Dec. 16). Manchin's latest call to extend the child tax credit for 10 years, if it remains in the package, could draw funding away from health care provisions...

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