GOP Debate Over CR May Determine Whether States Issue CHIP-Disenrollment Notices

December 06, 2017
If House Freedom Caucus members convince the rest of Congress to do a continuing resolution that is longer than two weeks, states would likely be forced to notify families that they 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. Forcing states to destabilize their Children's Health Insurance Programs might be the only policy in the...

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