Legislation

 

In the House:

Representatives Joe Kennedy (D-Mass.) and John Katko (R-N.Y.) introduced the bipartisan H.R. 1879, the Stabilize Medicaid and CHIP Coverage Act of 2019.

Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) has signed onto the bill as a cosponsor.

In the Senate:

Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and original co-sponsors Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisc.), Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) introduced S. 873.

 

These bills provide 12-month continuous eligibility for all Medicaid and CHIP enrollees.