As we have noted in earlier posts, the Continuing Resolution (CR) passed on January 22 includes six years of funding for CHIP and other CHIP-related provisions that we’ll unpack here. Funding CHIP is now funded through federal fiscal year 2023, or September 30, 2023. Though the Secretary will have to determine the allotment amount for […]
The House and Senate finally passed a continuing resolution that extends the Children’s Health Insurance Program for six years incorporating the policy language that is essentially the same as the deal that Senators Hatch and Wyden agreed to back in September. The fact that CHIP was extended 114 days after funding expired is unprecedented and […]
Even if you weren’t glued to CSPAN 2 on Friday night, you now know about the federal government shutdown. Many articles have been written about it, covering both the policy differences that led to the shutdown and what the shutdown actually means as a practical matter. This article from Kaiser Health News does a great […]
I am not sure why I thought I would find it cathartic to write a blog on a Friday night explaining what we know about where things stand on CHIP. It’s been hard to listen to all the political grandstanding as the government shutdown looms. I looked up the first blog I wrote saying that […]
Two weeks ago, I blogged about a new CBO score for the KIDS Act – extending CHIP funding for 5 years was on sale for the bargain price of $800 million. Last week, CBO released another update – extending CHIP funding for 10 years would save $6 billion. The rationale for both scores is the […]
Georgetown CCF’s Tricia Brooks covered the Child Core Set of Health Care Quality Measurement and Reporting, a set of standardized, evidence-based measures to assess the quality of care children receive in Medicaid and CHIP. Below is the webinar, and here is the link for the slide deck.