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S-CHIP Heads for Showdown

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S-CHIP Heads for Showdown

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S-CHIP Heads for Showdown

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Congress and President Bush are heading for a showdown on health insurance coverage for children. The popular State Children's Health Insurance Program, or S-CHIP, expires in the next 10 days. The biggest issue is deciding where to set the income cutoff for government help. Right now states decide.

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