Medicaid and CHIP in Puerto Rico

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March 2019

Puerto Rico is the oldest and most populous United States territory. The island’s present-day Medicaid program, the Government Health Plan, was established in 1993. This fact sheet summarizes the main requirements and design features of Puerto Rico’s Medicaid and CHIP programs, including eligibility and enrollment, benefits, financing and spending, data and reporting, and quality and program integrity.

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Publication Type: Fact Sheets

Tags: benefits, eligibility, enrollment, financing, program integrity, quality, spending