Potential Impact of Core Measures Identification Work
48% of America's Children Under 19
Slide presents a pie chart showing percentage of children covered by insurance programs:
- Privately insured, 31.8, 41%.
- Medicaid , 29.9, 38%.
- CHIP, 5.3, 7%.
- Uninsured, 11, 14%.
Sources: AHRQ based on: Coverage estimates: Based on 2008 national participant and spending data derived from CMS and
U.S. Census Current Population Survey data sources, reported in National Center on Children in Poverty, http://www.nccp.org/profiles/index_32.html.
CHIP estimates are for number of children in separate SCHIP programs. 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 19 and under (83 million).