Early Childhood

A child’s brain develops most rapidly in the earliest years of life, building the foundation for learning, behavior and health. Medicaid, along with CHIP, serves four out of five young children in low-income families, serving as a logical place to reach these children and their families before kindergarten. Prioritizing young children and their families in […]

State Medicaid and CHIP Snapshots, 2018

The Georgetown University Center for Children and Families (CCF) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) created factsheets underscoring the importance of Medicaid in providing coverage for children in all 51 states (including the District of Columbia). Sources are available here. Previous snapshots can be found here. 

Assessing Florida’s Medicaid Reform

Over the past decade, Georgetown University researchers have studied Florida’s Medicaid program with funding from the Jessie Ball DuPont Fund, the Winter Park Health Foundation and other Florida-based funding partners. Our studies have looked into Florida’s Medicaid pilot waiver launched in 2006, the current Medicaid waiver launched in 2013 and the debate in Florida over […]

State CHIP Snapshots

The Role of CHIP in Children’s Coverage In 2016 the children’s health insurance coverage rate in the United States dropped to just above 95 percent, an impressive achievement. Key to this success is the Children’s Health Insurance Program, which provides coverage to children who do not qualify for Medicaid but whose families cannot otherwise afford […]

Medicaid, CHIP, and ACA State Snapshots

How Medicaid, CHIP, and the ACA Cover Children Children’s health insurance coverage has reached historic levels in the United States, thanks to Medicaid, CHIP, and the ACA. The Georgetown University Center for Children and Families (CCF) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) created factsheets for the nation as well as all 51 states (including the […]