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Key Facts about the CHIP Program

| August 30, 2017 |

The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) was enacted by a bipartisan group of lawmakers as part of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 (P.L.

The Fate of CHIP: 17 Legislative Days Till CHIP Funding Expires

| August 30, 2017 |

After a busy spring and summer on Capitol Hill, the halls of Congress are quiet this week. But that will change very quickly when

In the News: Texans lucky Gov. Abbott didn’t get wish for Medicaid block grant, funding critics say

| August 29, 2017 |

Bruce Lesley was quoted in article for Inside Health Policy published on August 29, 2017 about block grants in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.  

Trumpcare: Shifting Medicaid Cuts and Harm to the States

| June 27, 2017 |

EDITOR’S NOTE: This was originally published on Medium. Now is the time for state leaders to stop being “wary” and to express their opposition

CBO Round Two: Same Raw Deal for Kids & Families

| May 24, 2017 |

(WASHINGTON, DC) – The revised score from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) for the House-passed American Health Care Act (AHCA) estimates that 23 million Americans

Trump Budget Harms Kids & Families by Slashing $1.5 Trillion from Medicaid and CHIP

| May 23, 2017 |

The FY 2018 budget proposal released today by the Trump Administration includes a host of provisions that would dramatically cut health care access, coverage,

AHCA Round Two: Same Bad Deal Made Even WORSE for Children & Families

| April 27, 2017 |

(WASHINGTON, DC) – With President Trump’s 100-day milestone looming, House Speaker Paul Ryan and Republican leaders continue negotiations to secure the votes they need to

Why CHIP is Still the Best Deal for Kids

| April 18, 2017 |

CHIP covers those who earn too much to qualify for Medicaid but not enough to be able to purchase health insurance coverage on their

Community Programs Reduce Asthma Triggers at Home

| April 3, 2017 |

Pathways to Medicaid Reimbursement for Pediatric Asthma Services EDITOR’S NOTE: This blog post is part of a national awareness campaign week focused on healthy

Fact Sheet: Medicaid Per Capita Caps

| March 10, 2017 |

On March 6, Republican leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives released draft legislation, the American Health Care Act (AHCA) (H.Res.154), that would not