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Schools and coronavirus: what you need to know
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Soaring premiums and out-of-pocket costs are making high-quality health coverage unaffordable for many working families.
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We support expanding Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
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We encourage legislators to work together to improve the Affordable Care Act.
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We support preserving the ability to obtain health benefits above any established floor or limit and the tax exclusion for employer-sponsored coverage.
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We support repealing the tax on “high cost” health coverage scheduled to take effect in 2022.
Schools and coronavirus: what you need to know

Bills in Congress

This bill provides specific statutory authority for the Project AWARE (Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education) State Educational Agency Grant Program that is administered by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. The program supports school-based mental health services, including screening, treatment, and outreach programs.

A bill to provide resources and technical assistance to states, Tribes, and schools on student suicide prevention, awareness, and training efforts and requires SAMHSA Project AWARE grantees to implement school policies for student suicide prevention and awareness.

A bill to increase the preference given in awarding allergy and asthma-related grants to states that require certain public schools to have allergy- and asthma management programs.

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