Medicaid and CHIP: Enrollment, Benefits, Expenditures, and Other Characteristics of State Premium Assistance Programs

Yocom, Carolyn L.
January 2010
GAO Reports;1/19/2010, p1
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The article presents a report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) about the findings of its web-based survey to determine which U.S. states use premium assistance programs funded by Medicaid and State Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). It outlines the details on the funding source, operating authority, type of insurance coverage subsidized, eligibility and enrollment policies, and benefits, premiums, and cost sharing of the premium assistance programs.


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