Posts Tagged ‘Congress’

Bipartisan Legislation Introduced in Congress to Reauthorize SBHC Program, Bolster Support for School-Based Health Centers

April 4, 2019

Bipartisan Legislation Introduced in Congress to Reauthorize SBHC Program, Bolster Support for School-Based Health Centers WASHINGTON, DC (April 3, 2019) – Today, in a bipartisan, bicameral show of support for school-based health care, a group from the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate introduced legislation to reauthorize the...

SBHC Advocates Introduce Legislation in Senate to Reauthorize SBHC Program

October 17, 2018

SBHC Advocates Introduce Legislation in Senate to Reauthorize SBHC Program WASHINGTON, DC (October 17, 2018) – In a bipartisan show of support for school-based health care, Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) have introduced legislation in Congress that amends the Public Health Service Act to...

Legislation Introduced in Congress to Reauthorize SBHC Program

May 22, 2018

Legislation Introduced in Congress to Reauthorize SBHC Program Today, a bipartisan group from the U.S. House of Representatives introduced legislation to reauthorize the School-Based Health Centers (SBHC) program. House members John Faso (R-NY), Paul Tonko (D-NY), Fred Upton (R-MI) and John Sarbanes (D-MD) sponsored H.R. 5899 to extend the School-Based...

Protecting CHIP: Critical to the Health of Kids and Teens in California and Across the Country

January 6, 2015

By Lisa Eisenberg, Senior Policy Analyst, California School-Based Health Alliance In January, a new Congress will convene in Washington, DC. Included in the long list of legislation they must consider is a program of critical importance to school-based health care—the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Enacted in 1997, CHIP...