Statistics on children, youth and families in Ohio from the Annie E. Casey Foundation and the Children's Defense Fund–Ohio
Children enrolled in public health care programs
Why This Indicator Matters
Definition and Source
The percentage of children receiving health insurance at some point during the year through Medicaid or the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), called Healthy Start and Healthy Families.
Medicaid enrollment: ODJFS special data request, number of children enrolled in public health care (Medicaid or SCHIP). Calculations by CDF-Ohio.
Child population: Census Population Estimates (PEP) for under 18 population.
The percent is calculated by dividing the number of children enrolled in Medicaid by the child population for that year. Calculations performed by Children’s Defense Fund-Ohio.