The latest stopgap measure from House Republicans delays DSH cuts, includes funding for Medicare extenders and community health centers. But the GOP plan includes controversial proposals on how to pay for the spending.
States' nail-biting, frustrating wait for CHIP funding ended last week with a six-year funding deal attached to Congress' fourth budget stopgap measure. But the next argument over the program's future has already begun.
Congress' short-term funding patches for the Children's Health Insurance Program have put states in the precarious position of running on fumes. But the temporary solutions may do more harm than good as they hamstring CHIP's future.
As Republicans and Democrats spar over how to pay for the Children's Health Insurance Program, the CBO says the price tag is now much lower.
If Republicans repeal the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate as part of their tax cut bill, that would give them $338 billion in cost savings over 10 years to soften the bill's rollback of popular tax breaks, according to a Congressional Budget Office report.
The bipartisan Senate bill to stabilize the individual insurance market and fund cost-sharing reduction payments to insurers would reduce the federal budget deficit by $3.8 billion from 2018 to 2027, according to the Congressional Budget Office.
The Congressional Budget Office is set to release a report detailing what could happen to insurance markets if the federal government stops making cost-sharing reduction payments.
There would be 22 million fewer Americans with health insurance in 2026 under the latest version of the Senate Republican bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, the same coverage loss as under the previous version, the Congressional Budget Office said Thursday.
The new Congressional Budget Office findings may make it more difficult for GOP leadership to line up moderate votes to pass the bill. The long-term funding drop, 35% over two decades, means Senate Republicans may have to scrap the bill's proposed change to a lower inflation rate in 2025.
Senate Republicans' plan to repeal and replace Obamacare will cause 22 million to lose their health coverage by 2026, according to a projection from the Congressional Budget Office released Monday.
Constraining the growth of Medicaid spending and reducing federal support for expanded coverage will disproportionately hurt rural communities, a new report says.
The American Health Care Act would slash federal revenue by $662.6 billion from 2017 through 2026, according to Congress' nonpartisan Joint Committee on Taxation.