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By Alex Ross 

Tester wants CHIP, health centers funded

 

December 14, 2017

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Sen. Jon Tester

Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., urged Congress during a telephone press conference Wednesday to extend funding for the federal Children's Health Insurance Program and community health care centers.

Congress failed in September to reauthorize funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program, or CHIP, and the Community Health Center Fund.

"We were fooling around with goofy health care bills in June and July when we should have been getting this authorized and it's real unfortunate that that is where we are at now," Tester said.

CHIP provides low-cost health insurance to children from fa...



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