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Potential Effects of Public Charge Changes on Health Coverage for Citizen Children

Appendix Table 1: Projected Changes in Children’s Coverage Based Assumed Disenrollment of Citizen Children with a Noncitizen Parent from Medicaid/CHIP (in Millions)
  Current Coverage (as of 2016) 15% Disenrollment Rate 25% Disenrollment Rate 35% Disenrollment Rate
Number Disenrolled from Medicaid/CHIP   0.9 1.5 2.0
Increase in Uninsured
(if 75% of disenrollees become uninsured)
  0.7 1.1 1.5
Citizen Children with a Noncitizen Parent        
Medicaid/CHIP 5.8 5.0 4.4 3.8
Uninsured 0.8 1.4 1.9 2.3
Uninsured Rate 8% 14% 18% 22%
Total Children  
Medicaid/CHIP 29.8 28.9 28.4 27.8
Uninsured 4.2 4.9 5.3 5.7
Uninsured Rate 5% 6% 7% 7%
Source: Kaiser Family Foundation analysis of March 2017 Current Population Survey, Annual Social and Economic Supplement.
Appendix Table 2: Medicaid/CHIP Coverage for Citizen Children With a Noncitizen Parent, 2016
  All Children Citizen Children with a Noncitizen Parent
Total Income <250% FPL Medicaid/CHIP Coverage
United States  78,150,000  10,398,000  6,985,000  5,836,000
Alabama  1,155,000  59,000  44,000  34,000
Alaska  202,000  11,000  NA  NA
Arizona  1,715,000  312,000  264,000  168,000
Arkansas  742,000  38,000  26,000  20,000
California  9,678,000  2,559,000  1,815,000  1,567,000
Colorado  1,318,000  136,000  NA  84,000
Connecticut  804,000  83,000  42,000  45,000
Delaware  215,000  25,000  15,000  12,000
DC  128,000  12,000  6,000  5,000
Florida  4,450,000  638,000  416,000  308,000
Georgia  2,666,000  315,000  238,000  204,000
Hawaii  319,000  37,000  23,000  17,000
Idaho  473,000  49,000  42,000  NA
Illinois  3,048,000  442,000  251,000  224,000
Indiana  1,694,000  NA  NA  NA
Iowa  756,000  46,000  39,000  29,000
Kansas  763,000  65,000  50,000  NA
Kentucky  1,104,000  NA  NA  NA
Louisiana  1,176,000  36,000  NA  NA
Maine  272,000  NA  NA  NA
Maryland  1,428,000  190,000  113,000  91,000
Massachusetts  1,480,000  208,000  105,000  102,000
Michigan  2,280,000  118,000  46,000  55,000
Minnesota  1,383,000  131,000  NA  NA
Mississippi  768,000  19,000  NA  NA
Missouri  1,479,000  63,000  NA  NA
Montana  241,000  6,000  NA  NA
Nebraska  500,000  56,000  39,000  26,000
Nevada  729,000  140,000  94,000  61,000
New Hampshire  283,000  NA  NA  NA
New Jersey  2,077,000  362,000  194,000  150,000
New Mexico  522,000  65,000  53,000  46,000
New York  4,397,000  678,000  406,000  392,000
North Carolina  2,450,000  300,000  221,000  197,000
North Dakota  188,000  NA  NA  NA
Ohio  2,792,000  126,000  81,000  70,000
Oklahoma  1,023,000  121,000  97,000  90,000
Oregon  933,000  162,000  127,000  110,000
Pennsylvania  2,836,000  165,000  86,000  97,000
Rhode Island  217,000  25,000  NA  NA
South Carolina  1,183,000  76,000  44,000  NA
South Dakota  229,000  NA  NA  NA
Tennessee  1,550,000  104,000  82,000  58,000
Texas  7,731,000  1,644,000  1,170,000  966,000
Utah  963,000  76,000  56,000  NA
Vermont  131,000  NA  NA  NA
Virginia  2,013,000  243,000  151,000  93,000
Washington  1,721,000  262,000  164,000  157,000
West Virginia  398,000  NA  NA  NA
Wisconsin  1,396,000  NA  NA  NA
Wyoming  153,000  6,000  4,000  NA
NA: Estimate not reported; Relative Standard Error is greater than 30%. FPL is Federal Poverty Level.
SOURCE: Kaiser Family Foundation analysis of March 2017 Current Population Survey, Annual Social and Economic Supplement.
Appendix Table 3: Household Use of Selected Programs for Citizen Children with a Non-Citizen Parent, 2016
  Earned Income Tax Credit Free or Reduced Price Lunch Supplemental Nutrition
Assistance Program
Women, Infant, and
Children’s Service
United States  5,849,000  5,267,000  2,644,000  1,932,000
Alabama  38,000  29,000  NA  NA
Alaska  NA  NA  NA  NA
Arizona  241,000  195,000  123,000  88,000
Arkansas  20,000  22,000  NA  NA
California  1,554,000  1,507,000  715,000  573,000
Colorado  64,000  47,000  NA  NA
Connecticut  33,000  39,000  NA  NA
Delaware  13,000  11,000  NA  NA
DC  6,000  4,000  NA  NA
Florida  321,000  279,000  159,000  102,000
Georgia  201,000  162,000  NA  NA
Hawaii  18,000  16,000  NA  NA
Idaho  38,000  28,000  20,000  NA
Illinois  194,000  181,000  94,000  NA
Indiana  46,000  NA  NA  NA
Iowa  25,000  24,000  NA  NA
Kansas  50,000  47,000  NA  21,000
Kentucky  20,000  23,000  NA  NA
Louisiana  19,000  18,000  NA  NA
Maine  NA  NA  NA  NA
Maryland  103,000  89,000  NA  NA
Massachusetts  82,000  71,000  NA  41,000
Michigan  44,000  NA  NA  NA
Minnesota  76,000  76,000  NA  NA
Mississippi  10,000  NA  NA  NA
Missouri  33,000  36,000  NA  NA
Montana  NA  NA  NA  NA
Nebraska  36,000  32,000  NA  NA
Nevada  87,000  77,000  NA  NA
New Hampshire  NA  NA  NA  NA
New Jersey  171,000  127,000  NA  NA
New Mexico  42,000  32,000  31,000  13,000
New York  352,000  296,000  194,000  73,000
North Carolina  171,000  200,000  88,000  103,000
North Dakota  5,000  NA  NA  5,000
Ohio  61,000  62,000  60,000  NA
Oklahoma  78,000  55,000  45,000  54,000
Oregon  102,000  107,000  61,000  NA
Pennsylvania  63,000  63,000  54,000  NA
Rhode Island  14,000  15,000  12,000  NA
South Carolina  37,000  37,000  NA  NA
South Dakota  6,000  5,000  NA  NA
Tennessee  62,000  59,000  36,000  NA
Texas  987,000  856,000  395,000  289,000
Utah  42,000  26,000  NA  NA
Vermont  NA  NA  NA  NA
Virginia  119,000  79,000  NA  38,000
Washington  117,000  145,000  91,000  78,000
West Virginia  NA  NA  NA  NA
Wisconsin  33,000  27,000  NA  NA
Wyoming  NA  NA  NA  NA
NA: Estimate not reported; Relative Standard Error is greater than 30%.
SOURCE: Kaiser Family Foundation analysis of March 2017 Current Population Survey, Annual Social and Economic Supplement.
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