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Health Care

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Health Care

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Health Care

Extend Funding for the State Children’s Health Insurance Program
Posted on Tuesday April 14, 2015

For over a decade, the RAC has been a strong supporter of the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) which provides health insurance coverage to children. Last month, the House passed a bipartisan bill, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), which includes an extension of funding for CHIP, as well as a fix […]

Unexpected Controversy in Extending Funding for Children’s Health Insurance
Posted on Tuesday April 07, 2015

At the end last month, Speaker of the House John Boehner and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi introduced a bipartisan bill, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), which addresses two key healthcare issues: Extending funding for the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), which provides health insurance coverage to children; and Fixing the […]

A Faithful Budget to Help Our Most Vulnerable
Posted on Thursday April 02, 2015

As people of faith, we advocate for a moral budget that protects the key programs that lift so many Americans out of poverty each year. Now that Congress is in recess, we have time to reflect on the many different budget proposals, and where they currently stand in the process. The budgets that the House […]

The Modern Plagues of Inequality
Posted on Thursday April 02, 2015

On Passover, we remember the ten plagues that were put upon the Egyptian people. Thousands of years later, modern-day plagues of inequality should ignite contemporary responses to combat these injustices. Many of the most vulnerable members of our society are disproportionately affected; they cannot be “passed over” or ignored, especially during this important holiday. As […]

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For more information on this issue, contact Eisendrath Legislative Assistant Jordan Dashow at (202) 387-2800.