Characteristics of Rural & Urban Children Who Qualify for Medicaid or CHIP But Are Not Enrolled

Date
07/2009
Description

About three-quarters of children who qualify for Medicaid or CHIP are enrolled, with slightly higher rates in rural areas than in urban areas. This leaves one in four qualified children without insurance coverage.

Center
North Carolina Rural Health Research and Policy Analysis Center
Authors
Jennifer King, Rebecca Slifkin, Mark Holmes