From National Family Voices: CHIP AND F2F LEGISLATION On Wednesday , both the Senate Finance Committee and the House Energy & Commerce Committee will take up ("mark up") legislation to extend funding for the CHIP program for five years - what advocates had hoped for. (See details below.) The House committee will also mark up several other bills to extend various programs, including... Family-to-Family Health Information Centers! In addition to the CHIP bill, the House committee will also mark up the "Community Health And Medical Professionals Improve Our Nation," or CHAMPION Act . This bill provides for an extension of funding for Family-to-Family Health Information Centers (F2Fs) for two more years (FYs 2018 and 2019) at $6 million per year (an increase of $1 million per year), AND calls for F2Fs to be developed in all territories and for at least one Indian tribe. (See Section 104, pp. 21-22.) The territories are Puerto Rico, Guam, American S
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