Tag: Medicaid Enrollment

CHIPS in CMS-2439-P

Know About “CHIPS” in Proposed Rule CMS-2439-P

The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) was established under the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 (BBA 97) to offer health insurance to children from low to moderate-income families who were ineligible for Medicaid but couldn’t afford private insurance. The program grants federal funding to states, enabling them to establish and enhance their own programs, and […]
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CMS Updates Affordable Care Act, Public Payer Enrollment Numbers

Affordable Care Act enrollment for 2022 and public payer enrollment midway through 2021 saw some record-breaking surges. In 2020 and 2021, public payer and Affordable Care Act marketplaces experienced major disruptions and changes that continue to have ripple effects. The year that the pandemic struck, Medicaid and CHIP enrollment escalated for the first time in […]
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The Mississippi’s Medicaid Expansion Could Reduce State Medicaid Spending

Mississippi’s Medicaid program ranks poorly for its access to and quality of care, but Medicaid expansion could increase healthcare coverage along with lowering state Medicaid spending. Mississippi could achieve lower state Medicaid spending over the course of five years by expanding its Medicaid program with the American Rescue Plan boost to federal matching, a Manatt […]
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