The information and national tables in this section describe key programmatic features of states’ Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) programs as states continue to implement the improvements brought about by the Affordable Care Act. Learn more about how the Affordable Care Act is impacting the number of people enrolled in Medicaid and CHIP, as well the eligibility and enrollment processes states are using, including:
- Modified adjusted gross income (MAGI) eligibility standards
- Marketplace models
- Targeted enrollment strategies
- Verification policies
To highlight accomplishments and best practices from the initial implementation of the Affordable Care Act, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) developed two reports that detail Medicaid activities undertaken as part of the partnership between the states and the federal government.