Inside CMS - 05/18/2017

Governors Ask For Five-Year CHIP Funding; Warn Of Consequences Of Delay

May 17, 2017
The National Governors Association on Thursday (May 11) asked lawmakers to fund CHIP for five years, which a key children's advocate praised and said is a bold demand compared to the recent NGA letter that avoids taking a position on the House GOP's American Health Care Act. Governors warned lawmakers that if they don't extend funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program soon, states will have to notify families that the program is about to be terminated and start altering...

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