How Should We Be Thinking About CHIP in the New World Order?

Recent press accounts have noted that Republicans are thinking about using the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) as a bargaining tool to entice Democrats to vote for health legislation that replaces the Affordable Care Act (ACA). CHIP’s funding expires on September 30, 2017, which means that Congress must act soon to ensure that it continues […]

Medicaid and CHIP Eligibility, Enrollment, Renewal, and Cost Sharing Policies as of January 2017: Findings from a 50-State Survey

This 15th annual 50-state survey provides data on Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) eligibility, enrollment, renewal and cost sharing policies as of January 2017, and identifies changes in these policies in the past year. As discussion of repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), broader changes to Medicaid, and reauthorization of CHIP unfolds, […]

New Study Finds Severe Consequences For Children And Families If ACA Is Repealed: The Number Of Uninsured Children And Parents Would More Than Double

A new report by leading child health economists at the Urban Institute models a partial repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) through reconciliation and its impact on children and parents. The study found that the number of uninsured children would more than double under a partial repeal as compared to current law: an additional […]

Understanding Pending Proposals to Repeal the Affordable Care Act

Impact on Children and Families Top Five Ways ACA Repeal and Medicaid Financing Changes Would Harm our Youngest Children (2/27/17) Radically Restructuring Medicaid Would be Bad for Kids (2/24/17) Nation’s Success in Covering Children is in Peril (2/24/17) Complicated Cassidy-Collins Plan to Replace ACA Falls Short (1/25/17) What Does President Trump’s Executive Order Mean for the Affordable Care Act? (1/23/17) […]