Summary: H.R.6797 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/08/2020)

Children's Health Insurance Program Pandemic Enhancement and Relief Act or the CHIPPER Act

This bill extends the 11.5% increase to the enhanced Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP) that is otherwise applicable under the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) through FY2021, in accordance with specified conditions. For example, in order to receive the increased FMAP in FY2021, a state must cover, without cost-sharing, testing and treatment for COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019), including vaccines, specialized equipment, and therapies.