Potential Impact of Core Measures Identification Work: 45% of America's Children under Age 19
Pie chart shows the following data:
- Privately insured: 31.8 million, 41 percent of the population.
- Medicaid: 29.9 million, 38 percent of the population.
- CHIP: 5.3 million, 7 percent of the population.
- Uninsured: 11 million, 14 percent of the population.
Sources: AHRQ, based on: Coverage estimates: Based on 2008 national participant and spending data derived from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and
U.S. Census Current Population Survey data sources, reported by the National Center on Children in Poverty, http://www.nccp.org/profiles/index_32.html.
CHIP estimates are for number of children in separate State
Children's Health Insurance programs (SCHIP). Medicaid estimates include children in Medicaid SCHIP programs.
Coverage estimates reflect Medicaid and CHIP enrollees whether or not they received health care services. Total number of children under 19 interpolated from U.S. Census Bureau figures for number of children 17 and under (73.9 million) and children 19 and under (83 million).
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