Medicaid

has transformed health care for low-income families and individuals, especially children, pregnant mothers, parents and children with disabilities and special health care needs.

Medicaid And CHIP Help Address Racial/Ethnic Disparities In Children’s Health

Medicaid and CHIP are primary sources of health coverage for all children. These programs play a particularly important role for children of color, who are disproportionately represented among beneficiaries because they are more likely to be economically disadvantaged (see figure below). CCF’s new fact sheet unpacks child population and Medicaid/CHIP data by state. We know […]

Medicaid: A Smart Investment in Children

As readers of Say Ahhh! know, Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provide health coverage to more than one-third of the children in the United States and the vast majority of these children are covered through Medicaid. Our new report, Medicaid is a Smart Investment in Children, reviews the research on the long-term […]