Florida's decision contrasts with other states that have decided that they can no longer wait to see if Congress restores money for the 20-year-old Children's Health Insurance Program, according to Joan Alker, executive director of the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families. The Department of Medical Assistance Services (The Agency that administers CHIP - Called FAMIS in Virginia) sent out letters on Dec 11th to the parents of the 68,500 children now enrolled in CHIP across Virginia ( Including around 10,000 in our 10th Congressional District) that unless Congress acts immediately, coverage could be terminated as temporary funding for the program would run out on 1/31/2018 as the program lapsed on Sept 30th, 2017.
Alabama announced this week that it will stop enrolling children in its CHIP program, titled ALL Kids, on Jan. 1, and will terminate coverage for all children at the end of January if federal funding isn't renewed. "What GOP completely ignores: Extending #CHIP - health care for our children".
Congress owes it to our kids to swiftly and immediately fully fund CHIP before they head home for the holidays.
The commonwealth's CHIP program will be lucky to last until March if federal lawmakers don't act soon. "However, these funds are expected to run out on January 31, 2018", state officials wrote online.
As leading national, state, tribal, and local organizations concerned about the health and well-being of America's children and pregnant women, we are writing to urge you to immediately enact a strong, five-year extension of the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
"We're just hoping Congress does the right thing and doesn't put politics in front of people's health, in front of children's health, in front of pregnant women's health", said Colorado Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne, a Democrat.
Antonio Brown ruled out of Texans clash
I think Justin (Hunter) is going to be one, Martavis (Bryant ) will do some stuff, and JuJu (Smith-Schuster). The Steelers will need to find other ways to keep their top-10 offense humming over the next two-plus weeks.
Google's Project Tango To Shut Down On 1 March 2018
Today on Twitter Google announced that they have withdrawn support from Project Tango going forward, in favour of ARCore . With ARCore now progressing quickly, Google feels that it doesn't make sense to carry on supporting Tango.
Rep. England said the state of Alabama doesn't have the money to pay for the program alone. -- would run out at the end of January. CMS and the states have been scrambling to shift other funds around to keep the program going.
There is still a chance that CHIP funding will be reauthorized, but in the meantime, the three-month uncertainty about the program's future is already creating headaches and anxiety. She said officials were "considering all our options" for possibly losing federal funds.
States are expecting to know the program's fate by Friday. The 20-year-old program cost about $15.6 billion in fiscal 2016, funded nearly entirely by the federal government.
Alabama has one of the more generous eligibility ranges for the program.
The Senate Finance Committee easily approved its own five-year measure in October, but that bill lacked offsetting savings to pay for the extra money.
Instead, the short-term bill includes $2.9 billion for states to use for children's health plus authority for federal officials to continue distributing unspent program money to states running short.
Giving Thomas a practice run with the Charge should also brighten the prospects of the Cavs giving a definite date for his return. Apparently, Thomas still hasn't practiced with the team in a full-court setting since they rarely hold practices.
It started with Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland and is growing with the latest The Nutcracker and the Four Realms . On Tuesday, the House of Mouse dropped the first teaser trailer for their take on The Nutcracker .
SpaceX pushed back the launch from Wednesday to flush out contaminants found in the Falcon 9's second stage fuel tank. Moving forward, the company plans to launch its Falcon 9 missions from SLC-40 and its Falcon Heavy flights from 39A.
The EU has said it wants to have a free trade deal with Britain ready to go at the start of 2021, as soon as the transition ends. The cut-off date for the transition phase is contained in the EU's guidelines for the next phase of Brexit negotiations.
Aside from a few reports of screen issues, there are really no reasons to not pick up this year's Google devices. Google team members have since been compiling bug reports and has acknowledged the issue on its support side.
No more details were announced about the match so stay tuned because we'll be posting more information when we know more. There's been an incredible movement that's been happening in our business that started almost three years ago" she said.
Stemmons Fwy and the children's vaccine is available at all Dallas County Health and Human Services immunization clinics. Health officials say during the past two flu seasons, Arizona did not reach widespread activity until February.
NIO is a Chinese start-up founded in 2014 that designs and develops smart, high-performance electric vehicles under the NIO brand. Despite being much cheaper than its USA -based rival, the Nio ES8 sounds like it can hold its own against the Model X.
So, if someone posts your photo to a private group you're not a part of, you won't get a notification about it. If you set this feature to "off", Facebook won't be able to recognize you in photos and videos.
Earlier this year, Universal Studios confirmed the news we'd all been waiting for - a Mamma Mia! sequel was in the works. The character is nearly exclusively mentioned in the past tense, and there is little, if any, new footage of Streep.
He expressed confidence that under Rahul Gandhi's leadership, the party would make a comeback in the entire country. Slogans of "long live Rahul" were shouted as hundreds of supporters danced and burst firecrackers.
After US veto, UNGA to meet on Jerusalem status
Egypt had put forward the draft at the council which was backed by all 14 other Security Council members in the vote on Monday. Mansour said on Monday he hoped there would be "overwhelming support" in the General Assembly for the resolution.
Toyota employees step up for Salvation Army
Students have been participating in this drive for five years, and in that time frame, more than 7,000 toys have been donated. The organization also is gearing up for its Angel Tree distribution of food baskets and toys Wednesday and Thursday.
Forbes reveals OEM using Synaptics' in-display sensor
Moorhead states that enabling in-display fingerprint sensors on smartphones so far has been a manufacturability issue. As for Vivo , the brand isn't too popular in the west, but it's one of the biggest smartphone brands in the world.
Hardik alleges EVMs can be hacked
Patel alleged that the voting machines in Surat, Rajkot and Ahmedabad were tampered with as the margin there was very less. He said that if there is no malfunctioning of the machines, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will lose the elections.
Tag: Samsung Galaxy A8 Specifications
They both have support for 4G LTE, VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC , GPS, and USB Type-C. The upcoming Galaxy S9 and S9+ are also expected to have the fingerprint scanner at the same position.