Medicaid and SCHIP Eligibility for Immigrants
Immigrants in the U.S. face increasing challenges securing health care coverage. They have less access to employer-sponsored insurance than native citizens and face tighter restrictions on their eligibility for Medicaid and SCHIP, the nation’s major public health coverage programs for low-income children and families.
This fact sheet provides an overview of the current rules on immigrants’ eligibility for Medicaid and the State Children’s Health Insurance Program.
Fact Sheet (.pdf)
also of interest
- Key Data on Health and Health Coverage in South Carolina
- Health and Health Coverage in the South: A Data Update
- Advancing Opportunities, Assessing Challenges: Key Themes from a Roundtable Discussion of Health Care and Health Equity in the South
- Health Coverage and Care in the South in 2014 and Beyond