Assessing States’ Progress in Meeting State Children’s Health Insurance Program Goals

Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General, OEI-05-07-00330, September 2007

Findings
Nationally the percentage of uninsured low-income children decreased between 2002 and 2005….
However, no State had a statistically significant change in the percentage of uninsured low-income children….
In 2006, 37 States met or made progress in meeting at least half of their performance goals….
Despite improvements made by CMS to the Annual Report template, States’ progress remains difficult to assess….

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