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Modern Era Medicaid: Findings from a 50-State Survey of Eligibility, Enrollment, Renewal, and Cost-Sharing Policies in Medicaid and CHIP as of January 2015

Table A:  Expanding Eligibility and Simplifying Enrollment: Trends in State Medicaid and CHIP Eligibility and Enrollment Policies, July 1997 to January 2015

Table 1:  Adult Income Eligibility Limits as a Percent of the Federal Poverty Level

Table 2:  Income Eligibility Limits for Children’s Health Coverage as a Percent of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL)

Table 3:  Waiting Period for CHIP Enrollment

Table 4:  Optional Medicaid and CHIP Coverage for Children

Table 5:  Medicaid and CHIP Coverage for Pregnant Women

Table 6:  Online and Telephone Medicaid Applications

Table 7:  Online Account Capabilities for Medicaid

Table 8:  Income Verification Procedures Used by Medicaid Agencies at Application

Table 9:  Non-Financial Eligibility Criteria Verification Procedures Used by Medicaid Agencies

Table 10:  Adoption of Targeted Strategies to Streamline Enrollment of Eligible Individuals

Table 11:  Renewal Delays and Targeted Strategies to Streamline Renewal

Table 12:  Integration between Eligibility Systems for Medicaid and Other Programs

Table 13:  Premium, Enrollment Fee, and Cost-Sharing Requirements for Children

Table 14:  Premiums and Enrollment Fees for Children at Selected Income Levels

Table 15:  Disenrollment Policies for Non-Payment of Premiums in Children’s Coverage

Table 16:  Cost-Sharing Amounts for Selected Services for Children at Selected Income Levels

Table 17:  Cost-Sharing Amounts for Prescription Drugs for Children at Selected Income Levels

Table 18:  Premium and Cost-Sharing Requirements for Selected Services for Section 1931 Parents

Table 19:  Cost-Sharing for Selected Services for Medicaid Expansion Adults

Looking Ahead

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