CMS releases COVID-19 Medicaid & CHIP Service Utilization Data Snapshot


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Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) COVID-19 data snapshot with data from the beginning of the public health emergency (PHE) through July 31, 2020.

This snapshot provides a variety of information on COVID-19 related service utilization by beneficiaries.  Specifically, it will provide data on testing, treatment and outcomes; service use among beneficiaries of Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) who are 18 years of age and under; services delivered via telehealth during the COVID-19 PHE; and services for mental health and substance use disorders during COVID-19.