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Children with public health insurance in Wisconsin

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Why This Indicator Matters

BadgerCare and the closely related Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provide crucial health care access for low-income children and pregnant women.
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Definition and Source



Public health insurance includes the federal programs Medicaid, Medicare, and Veteran's Health Administration health care; the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP); and individual state plans. Having public and private coverage are not mutually exclusive. These data are five-year averages.

Data Source

These data are five-year estimates from the American Community Survey, Table B27003, Public Health Insurance Status by Sex by Age.

Last Updated

December 2022