from National FV: CHIP Funding As reported in the October 12 Update , both the Senate Finance Committee and the House Energy and Commerce (E&C) Committee have approved very similar bills to extend funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for an additional five years (through 2022). For more details on both bills, see the October 6 special edition of the Washington Update . In the House, the CHIP bill (HEALTHY KIDS Act) subsequently was combined with the CHAMPION Act, which includes an extension of funding for Family-to-Family Health Information Centers (F2Fs) (more below) to create the ''Continuing Community Health And Medical Professional Programs to Improve Our Nation, Increase National Gains, and Help Ensure Access for Little Ones, Toddlers, and Hopeful Youth by Keeping Insurance Delivery Stable Act of 2017.'' The bill was passed by the House on November 3, along mostly partisan lines. Although Democrats agree with the poli
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