State Health Care Coverage Facts

Select a state below to view information on eligibility, enrollment and renewal procedures for state Medicaid/CHIP programs for children, parents, and pregnant women in effect as of January 1, 2016.

For more information on children’s health coverage, read our annual report.

* More information on sources used for data compilation

Latest State News

Creating More Direct Pathways to Health Coverage in Colorado

By Stephanie Brooks, Colorado Covering Kids and Families Colorado Covering Kids and Families’ (CKF) new report, Colorado’s Health Insurance Affordability Programs: Goals to Prioritize and Options to Consider to Create a More Direct Pathway to Health Coverage, is the first in Colorado to document and examine the eligibility and enrollment process in health coverage programs […]

The Affordable Care Act: Efforts to Address Barriers to Health Equity

By Julia Embry, 2018 M.P.P. Candidate, Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy, originally posted on CHIRblog On October 3, the Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Studies hosted a talk, “Achieving Health Equity: Tools for a National Campaign Against Racism” as a part of their Health Equity Think Tank. Health equity is generally […]

Weighing in on the Kentucky Medicaid Waiver Request

Last week, we submitted comments in partnership with twelve other national organizations on Kentucky’s proposed section 1115 Medicaid demonstration waiver, which would make significant changes to Kentucky’s currently successful Medicaid expansion program. Our comments on the proposed waiver, known as Kentucky HEALTH, centered on concerns in areas of the demonstration project that would add red-tape […]