• What Arizona’s CHIP Experience Can Tell Us About the Next Phase of Children’s Coverage
    What Arizona’s CHIP Experience Can Tell Us About the Next Phase of Children’s Coverage

    What Arizona's CHIP Experience Can Tell Us About the Next Phase of Children's Coverage

    “Dismantling CHIP in Arizona: How Losing KidsCare Impacts a Child’s Health Care Costs” examines children’s health care utilization and finds that under almost all scenarios, families face higher costs in the marketplace compared to KidsCare.
  • A Closer Look at CHIP Benefits in Each State
    A Closer Look at CHIP Benefits in Each State

    A Closer Look at CHIP Benefits in Each State

    "Benefits and Cost Sharing in Separate CHIP Programs," co-authored with the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP), finds that overall, separate CHIP programs provide comprehensive coverage and substantial financial protection for families. When combined with states that use CHIP to fund children's coverage through Medicaid, three out of four states use CHIP funding to provide children with Medicaid-based benefits to help them get a healthy start in life.
  • Covering Parents Helps Kids
    Covering Parents Helps Kids

    Covering Parents Helps Kids

    The number of uninsured parents – almost 12 million in 2010—has soared.  The Affordable Care Act offered states the opportunity to provide cost-effective Medicaid coverage to more uninsured adults, including nearly 5 million parents. When parents are healthy and insured, their families are more financially secure and their children and more likely to have their health needs met.
  • More Children Covered Thanks to Medicaid/CHIP
    More Children Covered Thanks to Medicaid/CHIP

    More Children Covered Thanks to Medicaid/CHIP

    The number of uninsured children continued to decline in 2012. Although children are covered at much higher rates than most adults, they still lag behind seniors. Read CCF's 50-state analysis "Children’s Health Coverage on the Eve of the Affordable Care Act" by clicking above.

new staff photoThe Center for Children & Families (CCF) of the Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy is an independent, nonpartisan policy & research center dedicated to expanding & improving health care coverage for America’s children and families. More about us…