Kaiser Family Foundation: Coverage, Access and Financing Data on Medicaid in Maine

Source: Kaiser Family Foundation

Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provide health and long-term care coverage to more than 70 million low-income children, pregnant women, adults, seniors, and people with disabilities in the United States. Medicaid is a major source of funding for hospitals, community health centers, physicians, and nursing homes. Federal policy proposals to restructure Medicaid could fundamentally change the scope and financing of the program.
Download the Medicaid in Maine factsheet here.
This two-page fact sheet (June 2017) provides a snapshot of current coverage, access and financing data on Medicaid in Maine. ​Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provide health and long-term care coverage to more than​ 267,000 low-income children, pregnant women, adults, seniors, and people with disabilities in Maine. Medicaid is a major​ ​source of funding for safety-net hospitals and nursing homes.​

The Henry J. ​Kaiser​ Family Foundation​ is a non-profit organization focusing on national health issues, as well as the U.S. role in global health policy. Unlike grant-making foundations, Kaiser develops and runs its own policy analysis, journalism and communications programs, sometimes in partnership with major news organizations.