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It's been 20 days since health care for children and other vulnerable populations expired

14 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Campaign Action It's been 20 days since the Republican Congress reneged on the 9 million of the nation's children and families, allowing the spending authorization for the Children's Health Insurance Program. Because that is on its face...Show More Summary

What about the Children

Children’s Health Insurance Program ????expired 19 days ago. 11 states run out of????by 12/31. The House is on recess. — Jason Sparks (@sparksjls) October 19, 2017 Call Congress and tell them to take care of the ki...

Editorial: Congress, End the Health Care Chaos. You Have 9 Million Kids to Protect.

2 days agoNews : NYTimes: News

The Children’s Health Insurance Program has had bipartisan support, as does a compromise to save Obamacare. Republicans could wreck both.

Day 18: Still no progress on the Children's Health Insurance Program

Campaign Action Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has apparently decided that it looks bad to the conservative base that is dramatically turning on him that he's not getting stuff done. So his answer is to start making the Senate be there on Fridays, and maybe some weekends. Show More Summary

Day 17: Still no progress on the Children's Health Insurance Program, Senate moves on to tax cuts

Campaign Action The House of Representatives continues its week-long break, as states continue to panic about how they're going to continue providing health care to children without new congressional authorization of federal funds. That authorization expired on September 30. Show More Summary

Day 16 since Children's Health funding expired, and 2 weeks until Nevada freezes enrollments

Campaign Action Unless the Children's Health Insurance Program is reauthorized in the next two weeks, Nevada is probably going to be forced to freeze enrollments in the program, meaning no more families will be able to get health care...Show More Summary

The Democrats' Luck Runs Out

The expiration of the Children’s Health Insurance Program and the Trump administration’s moves on immigration and climate policy highlight the limits of the party out of power.

Eleven days and counting: Why hasn't Congress renewed the health insurance program for 9 million children already?

We know that Congress is just unimaginably busy right now, so perhaps it’s understandable that 11 days after funding for a crucial children’s healthcare program expired, the lawmakers still haven’t gotten around to restoring it. We’re talking about the Child Health Insurance Program, a state-federal...

Day 11 of no Children's Health Insurance Program. Republicans still don't care

Campaign Action The Republican House is ready to head out early Thursday, while the Senate has spent the week away. No one in congressional leadership has acknowledged that every state is freaking the hell out of every state as theyShow More Summary

Day 10 of no Children's Health Insurance Program and the Republican Congress is doing nothing

Campaign Action The Children's Health Insurance Program, covering 12 percent of the nation's children expired on September 30. Today in the Republican-led House, they are having a hearing. One hearing. Not about CHIP. The Republican-led Senate gaveled in for a minute or two, with no members present, then adjourned. Show More Summary

Congress Can't Get Its Sht Together and It’s Putting Kids at Risk

The Children’s Health Insurance Program is a dramatic success and almost never controversial. But lawmakers have managed to muck it all up.

Children's health insurance expired nearly two weeks ago, and the Republican Congress doesn't care

Campaign Action States across the nation are eyeing their budgets—and their children's health programs—with trepidation, hoping they've got enough funding to last until Congress finally gets its act together and reauthorizes the program which expired at the end of September. Show More Summary

States scramble to overcome Congress' failure to move on children's health program

By failing to reauthorize the Children's Health Insurance Program before the end of last month, Congress has nudged the state of Minnesota toward a painful solution to the loss of … Click to Continue »

States Scramble To Overcome Congress’ Failure To Move On CHIP

Congress’ failure to re-enact the Children’s Health Insurance Program is putting states in a tough bind. By Michael Ollove

Hassan, Kuster to discuss funds for child insurance program

New Hampshire Sen. Maggie Hassan and Rep. Annie Kuster will be discussing the Children's Health Insurance Program and other programs that face an uncertain future due to funding problems. The … Click to Continue »

WashU Expert: CHIP Demise Devastating to Millions of American Children

Congress allowed the federal Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to expire Oct. 1, leading to the demise of one of the most successful government programs ever implemented, said an expert on health economics at Washington University in St. Show More Summary

Republicans Take Children's Healthcare Hostage To Cut Benefits

The Republican health care terrorists are at it again. Now that the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP or SCHIP) has expired under their watch, it's time to hold the renewal of that program hostage in exchange for cuts and adjustments...Show More Summary

Nine million children fall victim to back-and-forth by lawmakers

Lawmakers are engaged in a precarious back-and-forth over health care funding for nine million children across the United States after letting the program expire last week. Funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program, or CHIP, ended on September 30 after Congress allowed the program to expire without renewal. CHIP, which provides low-cost health care coverage […]

Congress Bungles CHIP Funding, and Social is Steamed

Since 1997 the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) has provided affordable health coverage for kids in low-income families. The post Congress Bungles CHIP Funding, and Social is Steamed appeared first on The Good Men Project.

House Republicans taking children's health hostage, as usual

Campaign Action The House Energy and Commerce Committee followed the Senate Wednesday in passing a bill to rescue the Children's Health Insurance Program, which Republican negligence allowed to expire over the weekend. As predicted,Show More Summary

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