Children Enrolled in Medicaid/CHIP

This indicator reports the number and percentage of children ages 0 through 17 enrolled in New Hampshire’s Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) in 2013.

Medicaid and CHIP have expanded the number of children who can receive routine health care at free or reduced rates, which means that more low-income children have access to immunizations, developmental screening and routine well-child visits.

Eligibility: New Hampshire's Children's Medicaid program provides free health and dental coverage for children up to age 20 in families with net income up to 196% of the poverty level. The Expanded Children's Medicaid program provides free health and dental coverage for children up to age 19 in families with incomes between 196% and 318% of the poverty level. For more on eligibility, click here.

Although youth are eligible for Medicaid/CHIP coverage through age 18, the best available population data to calculate the percentage enrolled are for youth under age 18. Accordingly, Medicaid/CHIP enrollments among 18-year-olds were excluded from this calculation.

Data Source: Accessed at Kids Count Data Center. Original data source: New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services