H.R.3921: HEALTHY KIDS Act

Author's Summary:  This bill amends titles XI (General Provisions), XVIII (Medicare), XIX (Medicaid), and XXI (Children's Health Insurance Program) (CHIP) of the Social Security Act to extend funding for CHIP through FY2022 and otherwise revise CHIP, Medicaid, and Medicare.

IB Summary:  This bill returns funding to one of the most important healthcare programs for disadvantaged children passed during the Clinton era, CHIP, and was allowed to be defunded in 2017.

Status: Introduced on 10/23/2017. Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 263.

Links: https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/3921?r=3