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Medicaid Disenrollment Patterns Among Children Coming into Contact with Child Welfare Agencies

Description
Analyzes Medicaid claims from 36 states over a 4-year period to assess retention of health insurance coverage for children involved with the child welfare system. Identifies associations between insurance loss and sociodemographic factors, such as age, race/ethnicity, rural versus urban residence, and other factors.
Author(s)
Ramesh Raghavan, Benjamin Allaire, Derek Brown, Raven Ross
Citation
Maternal and Child Health Journal, 20(6), 1280-1287
Date
06/2016
Type
Document
Tagged as
Child welfare · Health insurance · Medicaid · Racial and ethnic groups · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Uninsured and underinsured