Washington Update - November 17, 2017
The House of Representatives passed H.R. 1, “The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act”, by a vote of 227-205. Senate Finance Committee completed a markup of its ...
Washington Update - November 10, 2017
Senate Finance Committee staff have indicated that they are making progress toward an agreement on CHIP, including offsets to pay for a five-year ...
Washington Update - November 3, 2017
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a five-year extension of CHIP funding as part of the Championing Healthy Kids Act by a vote of 242 to 174.
Washington Update - October 27, 2017
House majority leadership announced a plan to bring their Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) bill - the Healthy Kids Act - and community ...
Washington Update - October 20, 2017
There has been no significant movement in Congress to reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) since bills passed earlier this ...
Washington Update - October 13, 2017
An Oct. 12 Executive Order (EO) signed by the president could allow the sale of private insurance plans that do not comply with ACA requirements.
Washington Update - September 29, 2017
On Tuesday, Senate leadership decided not to move forward on the Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson ACA repeal/replace bill after it became apparent the ...
Washington Update - September 22, 2017
This week Senators Orrin Hatch and Ron Wyden introduced S. 1827: Keep Kids’ Insurance Dependable and Secure Act of 2017 (KIDS ACT), a five-year ...
Washington Update - September 15, 2017
Children’s hospitals are strongly encouraged to join CHA, the American Academy of Pediatrics and other child health advocates in a Day of Action on ...