Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Center

In This Report:

In response to the public health emergency caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families has created this resource center to keep you up to date on the latest in health coverage.

Research and Reports

Approved 1135 Waivers and State Plan Amendments for COVID-19 Tracker

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Medicaid and CHIP Provisions and Recommendations for States, March 22, 2020 (updated)


The CARES Act: A Missed Opportunity to Help State Medicaid and CHIP Programs Protect People and Public Health, March 27, 2020

Navigating Coverage During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Frequently Asked Questions, March 27, 2020

Medicaid Disaster Relief SPA Template Suggests Positive Steps States Can Take During the COVID-19 Pandemic, March 26, 2020

Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Impact on Pregnant Women Covered by Medicaid and CHIP, March 26, 2020

CHIP and COVID-19 Response, March 24, 2020

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Freezes Disenrollment in Medicaid, March 23, 2020

How Will the Families First Coronavirus Response Act Help States Protect People and Public Health? March 23, 2020

CMS Should Withdraw Medicaid State Financing and Supplemental Payment Rule That Undercuts COVID-19 Relief Bill’s Enhanced Federal Medicaid Match, March 18, 2020

Increase in Federal Medicaid Matching Rate Should Be Essential Element of Any COVID-19 Response, March 11, 2020

Medicaid and COVID-19, March 9, 2020


Statement by Joan Alker on Withdrawal of the “Strengthening the Program Integrity of the Medicaid Eligibility Determination Process” Proposed Rule

Additional Resources

How to Apply for Medicaid/CHIP Coverage

Coronavirus Resources, National Health Law Program