S.1827 - Extend funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)Dean Heller, Debbie Stabenow, Johnny Isaakson, Orrin Hatch, Robert, Robert Casey, Ron Wyden, Sherrod Brown, Tammy Duckworth Health
The Keeping Kids’ Insurance Dependable and Secure (KIDS) Act would:
- Extend CHIP funding through fiscal year (FY) 2022;
- Maintain federal matching rate at current statutory levels through FY 2019, change to 11.5 percent for FY 2020, and return to a traditional CHIP matching rate for fiscal years 2021 and 2022; and
- Create protections and flexibility under the maintenance-of-effort provision.