Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

As the single largest source of health coverage in the United States, MedicaidAn insurance program for low-income individuals and individuals meeting certain disability or medical condition requirements funded through a federal-state partnership. Medicaid covers many benefits including inpatient care, professional services, medicines, and long-term care. Medicaid is provided through a state-administered model and a privately managed model (known as Medicaid Managed Care). combines with the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to provide health coverage to over 72.5 million children, pregnant women, parents, seniors and individuals with disabilities. Review your state’s Medicaid and CHIP profile to learn more about coverage and your individual eligibility from these joint federal and state programs.