Date Developed: 02/20/2015. Source: National Health Policy Forum. Presenter(s): Chris L. Peterson, MPP. Type: Video Lecture. Level: Advanced. Length: 51 minutes.
This lecture covers the background of the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission, explains how Medicaid and CHIP work independently and together. Topic covered include the statutory and program administration of the program (what are the federal and state roles), eligibility (who is covered), benefits and cost sharing (what is covered), and payment and financing issues (how much is covered). The lecture concludes with selected, real-life policy issues.