Update on Medicaid and CHIP Data for Policy Analysis and Program Accountability

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June 2013 | Program Administration

Chapter 4 of MACPAC’s June 2013 report focuses on the importance of having accurate, timely, and nationally comparable data on Medicaid and the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to answer key policy questions that affect enrollees, states, the federal government, health care providers, and others, as well as to ensure accountability for taxpayer dollars. This chapter updates Congress on progress that has been made in improving federal administrative data and identifies areas where additional improvements would benefit policymaking at the federal level. Read more about the need for federal administrative data to improve understanding of Medicaid and CHIP.

Publication Type: Reports to Congress

From: June 2013 Report to the Congress on Medicaid and CHIP

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