House Votes To Cut $7B From CHIP, $800M From CMS Innovation Center

June 08, 2018
The House on Thursday (June 7) voted to cut about $7 billion from the Children's Health Insurance Program and $800 million from CMS' innovation center. The cuts are part of President Donald Trump's rescission package, which the House passed 210-to-206. When the rescission package was released last month, children's advocates pushed back against the Trump administration's request to rescind $7 billion from CHIP, concerned that nearly $2 billion would be taken out of a contingency fund states might need and...

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