Children’s Health Coverage on the 5th Anniversary of CHIPRA. Endnotes

02/04/2014

1 The CHIPRA Annual Reports available at http://www.insurekidsnow.gov/professionals/reports/index.html provide details of the accomplishments summarized in this brief.

2 2012 Survey of CHIP and Medicaid Enrollees and Disenrollees, conducted by Mathematica Policy Research for ASPE.

3 2012 Survey of CHIP and Medicaid Enrollees and Disenrollees, conducted by Mathematica Policy Research for ASPE.

4 Kaiser Family Foundation, Key Facts About the Uninsured Population, September 26, 2013.   http://kff.org/uninsured/fact-sheet/key-facts-about-the-uninsured-population/ (accessed February 2, 2014).

5 Sheila Hoag et al. CHIPRA Mandated Evaluation of Express Lane Eligibility: Final Findings.  Mathematica Policy Research.  December 2013.  http://aspe.hhs.gov/health/reports/2013/ELE/ELE%20Final%20Report%20to%20ASPE%2012%2011%2013.pdf (accessed February 2, 2014).

6 Hoag et al., p. 122.

7 Newborns whose mothers are covered by Medicaid were automatically eligible prior to CHIPRA.

8 A detailed chart by state is available at http://www.insurekidsnow.gov/professionals/eligibility/lawfully_residing.html.

9 Analysis of the Urban Institute Health Policy Center’s ACS Medicaid/CHIP Eligibility Simulation Model developed by Victoria Lynch under a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation based on American Community Survey (ACS) data from the Integrated Public Use Microdata Series (IPUMS) from 2008 to 2012.  For more information on data and methods, see http://www.urban.org/uploadedpdf/412901-%20Medicaid-CHIP-Participation-Rates-Among-Children-An-Update.pdf.  Participation rates are the ratio of eligible children enrolled in Medicaid or CHIP to that number plus eligible children not enrolled in Medicaid or CHIP.  The counts children with both Medicaid/CHIP and employer-provided/union-based, military, or private nongroup coverage and those with Medicaid/CHIP coverage without a known eligibility pathway.

 

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