Keyword: Children’s Health Insurance Program
The agreement would add $2 billion to the National Institutes of Health and fund community health centers.
Will CHIP be reauthorized in time to take hospitals off the hook for unpaid medical bills?
The Senate Finance Committee advanced on Wednesday a bill that would extend CHIP, days after federal funds for the program expired.
Senate Democrats say the 2018 budget proposal could slash billions from Medicare and Medicaid.
Congress is down to the wire to approve key funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program, a deadline they'll likely miss.
The clinics, which serve many poor people, are tightening spending in case Congress doesn’t approve new funding for them.
President Donald Trump’s comprehensive budget for 2018 is putting pressure on Republicans who want to preserve expanded Medicaid, as it calls for additional cuts to the program on top of those proposed by the American Health Care Act.
From Kaiser Health News: Health overhaul delays are starting to back up the rest of the 2018 agenda.
Although all hospitals will feel the impact of a repeal of the Affordable Care Act, community health centers and safety-net facilities could suffer more than most.