CHIPRA Technical Assistance and Analytic Support Program

Status: Complete

WHAT: A project to improve maternal and child health by providing technical assistance and learning content to build the capacity of state Medicaid/CHIP agencies to use quality improvement methods.

WHO: The project involved 11 state Medicaid quality improvement teams from California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Minnesota, Nebraska, Pennsylvania, Washington and Puerto Rico.

WHEN: May 2011 to May 2014

FUNDER: The project was funded by the Center for Medicaid & Medicare Services.

NICHQ'S ROLE: Provided project teams with technical assistance on how to incorporate quality improvement principles into their work.

Nurse speaking with mother and her daughter at the doctor's office

What is CHIPRA?

The Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (CHIPRA) is a bill that was signed into law on February 4, 2009, by President Obama. This legislation provided states with expanded support for covering children through Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Learn moreExternal Link