CHIP Snapshot Data Sources

Below is a description of sources used for data reported on the CHIP State Snapshots provided by Georgetown University Center for Children and Families (CCF) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). All snapshots are available here.   Children’s Health Coverage Rates To calculate children’s coverage rates, Georgetown CCF conducts an analysis of single-year estimates […]

Medicaid/CHIP Participation Rate Was 88.3 percent Among Children in 2013

By Genevieve M. Kenney and Nathaniel Anderson, Urban Institute We keep a close eye on fluctuations in the participation rate in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) because it is so critical to efforts to bring down the uninsured rate for children. Our latest data found that children’s participation in Medicaid/CHIP was 88.3 […]

A First Look at Uninsured Rate for Children Since Major Affordable Care Act Provisions Took Effect

Georgetown University CCF researchers teamed up with researchers at the Urban Institute to take a first look at how the Affordable Care Act is impacting the uninsured rate for children. The high level data indicate that, so far, there has been no detectable change nationally, although children’s uninsured rates remained at historically low levels. The […]