Report: 2.9 million in Illinois enrolled in Medicaid, CHIP
Approximately 2.9 million individuals in Illinois were enrolled in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program as of April 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services found in a report.
That’s a 10.5 percent increase since mid-2013, before the first Affordable Care Act open enrollment period and Medicaid program changes.
Nationwide, 73.8 million people were enrolled in the programs in April, with 67.3 million in Medicaid and 6.5 million in CHIP.
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