Analysis of Recent National Trends in Medicaid and CHIP Enrollment

August 24, 2020, Kaiser Family Foundation, Robin Rudowitz, Bradley Corallo, and Samantha Artiga – 
This data note looks at national and state-by-state Medicaid and CHIP preliminary enrollment data through May 2020, as states were still in the early stages of experiencing the health and economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic.Data show that after declines in enrollment from December 2017 through December 2019, total enrollment grew to 73.5 million in May, an increase of 0.8 million from April 2020 (1%) and 2.3 million from February (3.2%), right before the pandemic.

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