Interim Evaluation Report: Congressionally Mandated Evaluation of the State Children’s Health Insurance Program. VIII. Eligibility and Enrollment


Highlights of Findings

  • States have simple application processes for SCHIP
  • Many of SCHIP's enrollment processes have been adopted in Medicaid, but barriers to Medicaid enrollment remain
  • Medicaid is still associated with welfare in many parents' minds, and this perception is a barrier to enrollment

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