Research: Coverage and Medicaid Expansion Effects on Parents and Children

Comprehensive Overview of Multiple Studies The Effects of Medicaid Expansion under the ACA: Updated Findings from a Literature Review A 2017 update of the broadest review currently published, this comprehensive look at 153 studies comparing Medicaid expansion and non-expansion states finds dramatic differences based on state Medicaid expansion decisions including huge reductions in uncompensated care […]

Medicaid Caps Put Children at Risk

Some recent health policy proposals have included converting Medicaid into a block grant and cutting funding levels. Policymakers that support these proposals are citing the success of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), funded by a block grant, as justification for the idea. In this analysis, CCF researchers review the role of Medicaid and CHIP in […]

Children’s Coverage in Florida: A Closer Look at Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program

Florida’s uninsured rate for children, while still higher than the national average, is at an all-time low of 6.2 percent. This progress is the result of many years of work through Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program. However, Federal funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) is due to expire on September 30, 2017. […]