Medicaid & CHIP in
Medicaid is a health and long-term care coverage program that was enacted in 1965. The Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) was established in 1997 to provide new coverage opportunities for children in families with incomes too high to qualify for Medicaid, but who cannot afford private coverage. Both Medicaid and CHIP are administered by states within broad federal guidelines and jointly funded by the federal government and states.
expanded coverage to low-income adults.
This page outlines key characteristics of Medicaid and CHIP in and provides documents and information relevant to how the programs have been implemented by within federal guidelines.
adopted one or more of the targeted enrollment strategies outlined in guidance CMS issued on May 17, 2013, designed to facilitate enrollment in Medicaid and CHIP.
In federal fiscal year (FFY) , voluntarily reported of frequently reported health care quality measures in the CMS Medicaid/CHIP Child Core Set. voluntarily reported of frequently reported health care quality measures in the CMS Medicaid Adult Core Set.
More detailed information and source references are available on each of these topics.