Medicaid Coverage for Parents under the Affordable Care Act

This issue brief presents national estimates of the number and characteristics of uninsured parents who would be eligible for Medicaid in 2014 according to whether they have child who is currently enrolled in Medicaid/CHIP coverage or an uninsured child who is eligible for Medicaid/CHIP but not enrolled. State-specific data are also provided on the ten states with the largest number of these uninsured parents. These data provide important information for state and federal policymakers and other stakeholders seeking to implement the ACA Medicaid coverage expansion, as well as for those interested in enrolling parents who are already eligible.

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