Eligibility & Enrollment

Proposed Eligibility Rule Simplifies Medicaid and CHIP Enrollment Process for Children

In a continuing effort to strengthen Medicaid and access to affordable, quality health coverage, the Biden Administration has proposed a series of eligibility rule changes. The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) seeks to streamline application and enrollment, improve retention rates, remove barriers specific to CHIP, and enhance program integrity. Eliminates enrollment barriers and benefit caps […]

CHIP: Serving America’s Children for 25 Years

In its 25-year history, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) has established itself as a critical piece of the federal-state response to children’s health care needs. CHIP, signed into law on August 5, 1997, was created to build on the success of Medicaid by giving states the opportunity to receive enhanced federal matching funds to […]