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Senate bill on health homes for kids put on hold again
Modern Healthcare

A bill to help states fund integrated health homes for chronically ill children stalled in the Senate due to a lawmaker’s opposition, despite pressure to pass it this week along with other Medicaid provisions.

The Advancing Care for Exceptional (ACE) Kids Act, championed by Senate Finance Chair Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), passed in the U.S. House of Representatives on Monday as part of broader legislation that incorporated another Grassley-sponsored measure to require more transparency in Medicaid drug rebates.