March 07, 2018

New Publications on the Role Medicaid Plays in Providing Care for CSHCN


New Publications on the Role Medicaid Plays in Providing Care for CSHCN

From the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF):

According to the issue briefs:

  • An estimated 14.2 million children, or 19% of all children in the U.S., have special health care needs;
  • Medicaid and CHIP covered about 48% of all children with special health care needs in 2016. Medicaid/CHIP is the sole source of coverage for 41% of these children, and another 7% have Medicaid/CHIP to supplement their private coverage.

Some other useful KFF materials, from 2017: