“89,960,717 individuals were enrolled in Medicaid and CHIP [Children’s Health Insurance Program] in the 50 states and the District of Columbia that reported enrollment data for July 2022.
- “82,845,954 individuals were enrolled in Medicaid.
- “7,114,763 individuals were enrolled in CHIP.
“40,901,520 individuals were enrolled in CHIP or were children enrolled in the Medicaid program in the 49 states and the District of Columbia that reported child enrollment data for July 2022 representing 46.6% of total Medicaid and CHIP program enrollment.”
Source: July 2022 Medicaid & CHIP Enrollment Data Highlights. Medicaid.gov. Last accessed Nov. 9, 2022.
“The implementation of the ACA Medicaid expansion in 2014 contributed to Medicaid enrollment increasing by an estimated 8.8% in FY2014 and 7.2% in 2015, and since then, the growth in Medicaid enrollment is estimated to have slowed to 3.3% in FY2016, 1.7% in FY2017, and 0.7% in FY2018.33 Medicaid enrollment growth was projected to remain at 1.1% from FY2019 through FY2027 prior to the onset of the recession due to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic in February 2020.”
Source: Alison Mitchell, et al. Medicaid: An Overview. CRS R43357. Congressional Research Service: Washington, DC, updated Feb 22, 2021.
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