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Tag: Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)


Medicaid, CHIP enrollees increase 13.9%

June 22, 2021HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – A record more than 80 million individuals now have health coverage through Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), according to a new Enrollment Trends Snapshot Report that CMS released this week.  Nearly 9.9 million individuals, a 13.9% increase, enrolled in coverage between February 2020, the month before the public health emergency was declared, and January 2021, according to the report, which is released monthly.  “This report...

Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), Enrollment, Medicaid

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Waivers 'get Medicare regs out of your way'

November 2, 2012Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WASHINGTON - The Department of Health and Human Services will waive or modify requirements for Medicare, Medicaid and CHIP providers in New York and New Jersey due to Hurricane Sandy. HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has declared a public health emergency in the two states under section 1135 of the Social Security Act, clearing the way for providers to submit waiver requests to CMS for at least 60 days. “The purpose of the waivers is to get Medicare regulations out of your way to increase...

AAHomecare, Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS), Hoveround, Medicaid, Medicare

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