Regional North America United States Government Executive Branch Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) administers the Medicare and Medicaid programs, which provide health care to America's aged and indigent populations, about one in every four Americans, including nearly 18 million children and nursing home coverage for low-income elderly. CMS also administers the new Children's Health Insurance Program through approved state plans that cover more than 2.2 million children.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMMS)
The newly named federal agency, formerly the Health Care Financing Administration, that administers the Medicare, Medicaid and Child Health Insurance programs.
Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
Provide materials of interest to various audiences regarding the passage of SCHIP (now CHIP), also known as Title XXI, as part of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997. Manuals, plans, coverage information, and contacts are provided.
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