The House Energy and Commerce Committee, charged with finding offsets to avoid reductions to defense spending, has passed a package of cuts totaling $113 billion. The package includes the elimination of two provisions that have helped to drive down the number of uninsured children to the lowest level on record: 1) repeal of the stability protections in the ACA that have kept Medicaid and CHIP coverage steady for children in recent years, and 2) cancellation of an innovative, pay-for-performance program that has rewarded states for connecting eligible children to coverage.

Sequestration Replacement Cuts
Title: Sequestration Replacement Cuts (61 clicks)
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