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Committees Vote To Secure Kid's Health Funding, But No Device Tax Relief In Sight

Executive Summary

Under the gun and past a deadline, Senate and House authorizing committees managed to advance almost-identical bills extending funding for the US Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to full-chamber votes. But no device tax repeal provisions came up amid other demanding political and fiscal priorities, and a Senate staffer says device-tax repeal may be too expensive.


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