Health Insurance Coverage of Low-Income Rural Children Increases and Is More Continuous Following CHIP Implementation
Compares insurance coverage of low-income children before and after the passage of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), with rural/urban comparisons. Addresses the uninsurance rate and health insurance continuity for low-income children in rural areas over time using data from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.
Erika C. Ziller
Maine Rural Health Research Center
Children and youth · Health insurance · Policy · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Uninsured and underinsured