Florida's Children's Health Insurance Program faces uncertainty
Florida's Children's Health Insurance Program faces uncertainty
Cleveland Plain Dealer: Restore long-term funding for children's health programs
12 January, 2018, 21:01
They baked chocolate chip cookies to raise awareness about the "CHIP" program, which provides affordable health insurance for working families.
Texas now has enough federal money to keep alive its health insurance program for more than 450,000 uninsured kids and pregnant women through the end of March, a state official said on Friday. It cost $15 billion in 2016, according to data from the Kaiser Family Foundation.
The short-term federal budget runs through Friday, Jan. 19, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services published preliminary information indicating MA would receive $119.7 million in CHIP funding as part of the funding extension. The debate over funding the children's health-insurance program could benefit from a fact or two, not least about political cynicism.
30, but states have had unspent money in the interim, and Congress. Funding for the program in MA in now expected to run out by April. In December, Congress provided $2.85 billion to temporarily fund the program.
"Americans are exhausted of waiting on their government to do the right thing - lives are depending on it. Let's end this waiting game and #FundCHIPNow", U.S. Sen.
The Senate Finance Committee reached an agreement to extend the program for five years but did not unite around a plan on funding.
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"Extending funding for CHIP for 10 years yields net savings to the federal government because the federal costs of the alternatives to providing coverage through CHIP (primarily Medicaid, subsidized coverage in the marketplaces, and employment-based insurance) are larger than the costs of providing coverage through CHIP during that period", the nonpartisan budget agency writes. The bill was not taken up by the U.S. Senate.
Walker, head of Delaware Health and Social Services, said she is in "complete disappointment and disgust" with how Congress has handled the re-authorization of CHIP.
"This is going to be a serious blow to individual families, but also to health providers who are providing services for their children and just for the general welfare of the communities", he said.
When Marina Natali's younger son broke his arm ice-skating in 2017, she didn't have to worry about paying for so much as a doctor's visit: CHIP footed all the medical bills. "If they don't receive that, then children who may have diabetes or other major pre-existing conditions - their lives are at risk", said Brad Heflin with the Alliance for Health Care Security. They may not know the state-branded programs they use, such as BadgerCare Plus in Wisconsin, Healthy Kids in Florida and All Kids in Alabama, are part of the CHIP program. But Congress is now debating long-term funding options.
In his 35 years of practice, Patel, of San Antonio, has seen the lengths to which parents will go for their critically ill children.
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