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MACPAC Examines New Links between CHIP and Medicaid and Private Coverage

March 2015 report finds CHIP offers broader coverage than private options; Medicaid premium assistance waivers may reduce uninsurance but deserve a closer look.

March 13, 2015—The Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC) today released its March 2015 Report to Congress on Medicaid and CHIP, sharpening its focus on the intersection of Medicaid and the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) with private health insurance options.