Renew your Medicaid or CHIP coverage

As COVID-19 becomes less of a threat, states will restart yearly Medicaid and CHIP eligibility reviews. This means your state will use the information they have to decide if you or your family member(s) still qualify for Medicaid or CHIP coverage. If your state needs more information from you to make a coverage decision, they’ll send you a renewal letter in the mail. Go to Medicaid.gov/renewals, find a link to your state Medicaid office and confirm your contact information is up-to-date.

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2016 Cycle IV Cooperative Agreements

2016 Cycle IV Cooperative Agreements

On June 13, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced it will provide $32 million in awards to help 38 community organizations in 27 states enroll eligible children in Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) as part of the Connecting Kids to Coverage campaign. The awards were authorized under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) Pub. L. 114- are designed to build on the historic progress already made increasing the number of children who have health coverage.

The Connecting Kids to Coverage outreach and enrollment awards support targeted strategies needed to enroll eligible children who do not have health coverage, including application assistance and targeted outreach. Awardees include states, school districts, and local community organizations from across the country in areas where access to health coverage has been lagging, including among American Indians, children with learning disabilities, children living in rural communities, and teens.

Summary of the Awards

  • $32 million in 27 states
  • 38 grants
  • Awarded to states, school districts, and local community organizations from across the country in areas where access to health coverage has been lagging, including among American Indians, children with learning disabilities, children living in rural communities, and teens. The awards will support targeted strategies needed to enroll eligible children who do not have health coverage, including application assistance and targeted outreach.