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Medicaid, CHIP enrollment for kids dropped by 861,000 in 2018
Modern Healthcare

An estimated 861,000 fewer children were covered by Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program in 2018 compared with the year before, according to an analysis by Georgetown University’s Center for Children and Families drawing on new CMS data.

Total Medicaid and CHIP enrollment totaled 72.4 million in January 2019, down about 2.2 million from January 2018, according to the CMS data.