Health Policy Essentials: Medicaid, CHIP, and Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS)
March 15, 2013
Kathryn Linehan & Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA
In this briefing, the third in a series on the fundamentals of health care programs and policies, speakers provided an overview of Medicaid, the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and long-term services and supports (LTSS) and the effects of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA) on these programs and services. Topics covered included: Medicaid and CHIP eligibility and enrollment, financing and spending, program administration, benefits and cost sharing, delivery models, and LTSS providers, users, and financing.
In 2015, a new version of the Forum's Health Policy Essentials series was conducted; please see its briefing book here.