Medicaid and CHIP Fact Sheet (MAC) Scorecard The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released this morning a scorecard for the Medicaid and CHIP program. This Scorecard (the first of its kind) will be the main element of a way to bring the Medicaid and CHIP program to the future. How will these […]

Medicaid and CHIP Fact Sheet (MAC) Scorecard

CHIP Receives New Funding Good news for those with CHIP. On Monday, the Senate passed a bill extending the funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for an additional six years. With having no funding for 114 days, this news will help millions of children from losing their coverage. Since both the […]

The Children’s Health Insurance Program Receives a 6-year Extension on ...

CHIP Funding Dilemma With only a few days left, it seems that CHIP will begin to lose funding before Congress resolves the issue. The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), originally expected to last through March, may be coming to an abrupt stop. It was just announced today that at least 20 […]

Will Congress Resolve the CHIP Funding Dilemma?

Since federal funding for the CHIP program ceased on September 30, supporters have been trying to find solution’s to reauthorize funding. The Children’s Health Insurance Program gives the families that earn too much money to qualify for Medicaid a low-cost child health coverage option. In America, approximately 9 million children are enrolled […]

CHIP: Will CHIP Be Discontinued after 2017?

The health insurance industry tends to cause a lot of confusion for individuals shopping for a health plan. The primary reason for this confusion is the excessive use of acronyms! Below is a comprehensive list of healthcare acronyms: A ACA: (Patient Protection and) Affordable Care Act ACO: Accountable Care Organization […]

Terms Defined: Commonly Used Acronyms in Health Insurance