Tag Archives: Childrens Health Insurance Program

  • Children’s Health Insurance Resources

    Through Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), states and the nation have made substantial progress in covering children and improving their access to quality health care supporting healthy growth and development. With ongoing funding from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, NASHP has supported, analyzed, and reported on state efforts to extend children’s […]

    March 30, 2017 | Filed under: Children's Health, Landing Page
  • States are closely tracking their CHIP budgets as they wait for action regarding the future of federal funding for the program. Using data provided by the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC), NASHP reached out to all states in March 2015 to collect their most up-to-date projections and compiled the information in a table. All but one state would […]

    April 7, 2015 | Filed under: Children's Health
  •  Email Kate Honsberger is a policy associate at the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP), where she works on projects related to children’s health coverage and access, with a specialization in issues facing children with special health care needs.  Prior to joining NASHP in January 2015, she worked for the Virginia Health Care Foundation […]

    January 15, 2015 | Filed under: Bio, Staff
  • The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and how it fits into the new coverage landscape established by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are receiving increased attention. This report, developed jointly with the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families and with support from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, examines benefits and cost-sharing in 42 […]

    May 6, 2014 | Filed under: Children's Health, Publications
  • The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) is designed to address the unique health coverage needs of children, and as implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) moves forward, the future role of CHIP is receiving increased attention. Considerations about the future of CHIP and of other coverage options for children requires a solid understanding of what children are receiving […]

    April 14, 2014 | Filed under: Children's Health, Webinars
  • This is an outline of ACA provisions that are of particular interest to state officials in regard to children’s health coverage. Click for the Publication 207.8 KB  

    August 9, 2013 | Filed under: Children's Health, Medicaid, Publications
  • Several of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) key provisions are aimed specifically at children, but much of the law focuses on covering the larger uninsured population of adults without dependent children. As states focus on implementing these ACA coverage programs and other systemic changes by January 1, 2014, it will be important that children’s coverage […]

    June 5, 2013 | Filed under: Children's Health, Medicaid, Publications, State Exchanges
  • Dowload presentation here (PDF) Health insurance exchanges or marketplaces need to be prepared to serve children’s needs as well as adults. The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), an already established and tested program, offers features that can help states meet ACA exchange requirements while establishing good coverage for children. With support from the David and Lucile […]

    May 21, 2013 | Filed under: Children's Health, State Exchanges, Webinars
  •  Email Anita Cardwell joined NASHP in March 2013 and focuses on projects related to children’s coverage and access issues as well as health reform. Prior to joining NASHP, she worked at the National Association of Counties on a wide range of health topics, including providing information to county officials and staff about health reform implementation. […]

    April 25, 2013 | Filed under: Bio, Staff
  • There are compelling reasons to consider how the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) can be used as a resource to meet the child-specific exchange requirements of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). With support from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, NASHP analyzed federal statutes, regulations, and guidance for CHIP and the exchange, and interviewed state […]

    March 15, 2013 | Filed under: Children's Health, Publications, State Exchanges