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Fact Sheet
December 2010

Enrollment Policy Provisions in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

This fact sheet discusses how your state can coordinate enrollment in coverage through Medicaid, CHIP (the Children's Health Insurance Program), and your state's health insurance exchange.

Under the Affordable Care Act, an estimated 32 million uninsured Americans will get comprehensive, affordable coverage through the new state health insurance exchanges, Medicaid, and CHIP. But coordinating enrollment may be a challenge. This piece outlines the specific provisions in the health law that guide states in coordinating the eligibility and enrollment processes for all three programs.