CHIPRA Mandated Evaluation of the Children's Health Insurance Program: Final Findings. Table B.1. Characteristics of the 10 States Selected for the CHIPRA Evaluation of CHIP

08/01/2014

Primary Selection Criteria (status in late 2010) / Program type Alabama / Separate CHIP California / Combo (Separate CHIP: 82.0%) Florida / Combo (Separate CHIP: 99.6%) Louisiana / Combo (Medicaid- expansion CHIP: 97.0%) Michigan / Combo (Separate CHIP: 78.0%) New York / Separate CHIP Ohio / Medicaid Expansion Texas / Separate CHIP Utah / Separate CHIP Virginia / Combo (Separate CHIP 54.0%)
At least 50% share of uninsured children under 200% FPL 1.33% 14.57% 9.74% 1.06% 1.76% 3.15% 2.66% 16.64% 1.51% 1.86%
At least 2 of the top 10 States, highest rate of uninsured children   X X     X X X    
At least 40% share of CHIP enrollees nationally 1.39% 22.71% 4.53% 2.55% 0.93% 7.71% 3.09% 10.97% 0.84% 1.94%
At least 5 States outside top 10, CHIP program size X     X X       X X
At least 2 States, top and bottom quartile, Medicaid and CHIP participation rate     X (Bottom) X (Top) X (Top) X (Top)   X (Bottom) X (Bottom)  
At least 2 States that received CHIPRA bonus payment X     X X          
At least 2 States with ELE X     X            
At least 2 States with SSA matching X X   X     X     X
At least 2 States that did not receive CHIPRA bonus payments, do not have ELE, and do not do SSA matching     X     X   X X  
At least 2 States reporting Separate CHIP enrollment in MSIS       X         X X
At least 2 States in which at least 20% of the population lives in a rural area X           X      
At least 3 States in which at least 25% of the population lives in an urban area X X X X X X X X X X
At least one State from each of the 4 Census regions S W S S MW NE MW S W S
At least 7 States in top half, percentage of non-white children X X X X   X   X   X
At least 3 States in top quartile, percentage of Hispanic children   X X     X   X    
At least 3 States in top quartile, percentage of African American children X   X             X

Sources: Program type data: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) 2011c; Uninsured rate among low-income children: Lynch et al. 2010; CHIP enrollment as of June 2009: Kaiser Family Foundation 2010; Medicaid and CHIP participation rate: Kenney et al. 2010; CHIPRA bonus payments: Insurekidsnow.gov 2011; Express Lane Eligibility information: Families USA 2010a; SSA matching information: Cohen Ross 2010; Reporting of separate CHIP data in MSIS: Matthew Hodges, Mathematica Policy Research, personal communication, November 16, 2010; Geographic data: U.S. Census Bureau 2010; Racial and ethnic data: Urban Institute and Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, 2010.

Notes: CHIP = Children’s Health Insurance program; Combo=combination program; CHIPRA = CHIP Reauthorization Act; ELE = Express Lane Eligibility; FPL = Federal poverty level; SSA = Social Security Administration; X = State has this feature; For Census region, MW = Midwest; NE = Northeast; S = South; W = West;

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