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Medicaid Facts: Medicaid’s Role for Children – Fact Sheet

In 1995, 17.5 million children — one-quarter of all children under age 18 — had Medicaid coverage for health care services. Medicaid, the federal/state health program for the poor, pays for a broad range of services for children including well-child care, immunizations, prescription drugs, doctor visits, and hospitalization, and a…

Medicaid Facts: Medicaid’s Role for Children

Medicaid Facts: Medicaid’s Role for ChildrenThis fact sheet provides an overview of children’s eligibility and coverage under Medicaid, summarizes Mediciad benefits and expenditures for children, and highlights key issues facing the program as it continues to serve children.Fact Sheet Fact Sheet

Estimated Cost of a Child Health Program in California

To provide an independent source of information about the cost of covering uninsured children in California, the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation commissioned an analysis by the Actuarial ResearchCorporation (ARC), which provides actuarial assistanceto a variety of public and private clients. ARC's analysis suggests that expanding California's Medicaid program (which…

Estimated Cost of a Child Health Program in California – Report

Estimated Cost of a Child Health Program in California Prepared by Gordon R. Trapnell, F.S.A., Actuarial Research Corporation For the Kaiser Family Foundation September 10, 1997SummaryThe Balanced Budget Act of 1997 created a new federal/state program to cover uninsured children. The new federal legislation provides states with a substantial amount…