Medicaid and CHIP

Research Findings

View publications, including policy briefs, working papers, and journal articles, on Medicaid and CHIP:


View one-page summary Recaps of key findings from the Rural Health Research Centers on Medicaid and CHIP:

  • Healthcare Access and Status Among Rural Children
    Date: 08/2019
    More than half (56.6%) of all rural counties in the U.S. do not have a pediatrician, which can have a negative effect on the health status of rural children. This Recap provides a summary of the research on pediatric health status, health outcomes, and access to care in rural areas.
  • Poverty and Health Insurance Coverage Among Rural Children
    Date: 08/2019
    This resource examines pediatric insurance coverage, poverty rates, and Medicaid enrollment by race/ethnicity in rural and urban communities. The Recap also presents a summary of the research on the impact of coverage on rural access to care.


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Projects on this Topic

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