TITLE

Medicaid and CHIP: Opportunities Exist to Improve U.S. Insular Area Demographic Data That Could Be Used to Help Determine Federal Funding

PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
GAO Reports;7/21/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the implementation of Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) in the insular areas of the U.S. including American Samoa, the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), and the U.S. Virgin Islands. It presents an examination on the Medicaid and CHIP income eligibility criteria by reviewing relevant laws and regulations. Moreover, a review on Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) approach to collecting Medicaid and CHIP enrollment is also noted.
ACCESSION #
43465531

 

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