Rural Children Increasingly Rely on Medicaid and State Child Health Insurance Programs for Health Insurance

by William P. O'Hare

Sep 11, 2014

A new analysis for First Focus by Bill O'Hare shows that children in rural communities are more likely than their urban counterparts to get health care through the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and Medicaid. With federal funding for CHIP scheduled to end next year, this report illustrates the importance of extending CHIP funding for children in rural America.

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