Congress Votes To Extend State and Federal Health Care Program S-chip

The thousands of North Carolina children covered under the state and federal health care program s-chip will not lose their coverage.

Congress has voted to temporarily extend the popular children's health insurance program into 2009. There was concern recently about a gap in coverage if the program was not extended before it expired. Democrats had hoped to cover more children, but President Bush vetoed that twice.


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