Medicaid & CHIP Resources

General Resources

Coverage and Benefits Related to COVID-19 Medicaid and CHIP, from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

Medicaid’s Role in the Next Phase of COVID-19 Response: Part II—Reopening the Health Care Delivery System, from Center for Health Care Strategies.

Overview on Using Medicaid to Respond to COVID-19, from National Health Law Program.

Policy Cheat Sheet: Translating COVID-19’s Impact on Medicaid Policy, from Center for Health Care Strategies.

Medicaid Waivers

Section 1135 Waiver Flexibilities, from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

1915c Appendix K Template, from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. 

1115 Application Process COVID-19: 1115 Waiver Demonstrations, from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. 

Approved 1135 Waivers and State Plan Amendments for COVID-19, from Georgetown University Health Policy Institute Center for Children and Families. 

States’ Recent 1115 Waiver Applications Include Provisions to Support Children During the Pandemic, from National Academy for State Health Policy. 

Medicaid/CHIP Flexibilities

Medicaid Disaster Relief SPA Template Suggests Positive Steps States Can Take During the COVID-19 Pandemic, from Georgetown University Health Policy Institute Center for Children and Families.

CHIP and COVID-19 Response, from Georgetown University Health Policy Institute Center for Children and Families.

CMS Guidance Clarifies that Families First COVID-19 Response Bill’s FMAP Increase Will Benefit CHIP Too, from Georgetown University Health Policy Institute Center for Children and Families. 

State Medicaid Strategies to Maintain Access to Care for Children with Special Health Care Needs during the Pandemic, from National Academy for State Health Policy. 

Medicaid Managed Care Options in Responding to COVID-19, from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. 

Key Questions about the New Increase in Federal Medicaid Matching Funds for COVID-19, from Kaiser Family Foundation. 

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Freezes Disenrollment in Medicaid, from Georgetown University Health Policy Institute Center for Children and Families.

Medicaid Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

CMS FAQs

COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)for State Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Agencies, from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

FAQs on Essential Health Benefit Coverage and the Coronavirus (COVID-19), from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

 

The referenced material is not intended as a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.  For medical advice, please consult your doctor.