December 28, 2022
Pennsylvania saw modest improvement in the number of children with health insurance during the pandemic, according to a new report from the Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children.
The “2022 State of Children’s Health in PA” report released this month includes the most recent figures from the American Community Survey. The report indicates that continuous enrollment in Medicaid enrollment during the pandemic kept more children insured during the past few years.
The report also notes the importance of preparing for the unwinding of continuous enrollment when the COVID-19 public health emergency to ensure children don’t lose coverage.
“The COVID-19 pandemic has reinforced just how important quality health insurance is for kids in Pennsylvania,” the report notes.
Among the key takeaways:
The full report is available to review online.
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