TABLE E-1 Demographic Characteristics of Case Study States

State

Child Pop (thousands)a

Birth Cohort (% National Cohort) b

Region

Fiscal Capacity Index (national rank)c

Maine

297

13,669 (.35)

New England

111 (19)

New Jersey

1,987

113,279 (2.9)

Mid-Atlantic

186 (1)

North Carolina

1,873

107,015 (2.8)

South

92 (31)

Alabama

1,071

60,914 (1.6)

South

68 (40)

Michigan

2,506

133,714 (3.4)

Midwest

88 (33)

Texas

5,577

333,974 (8.6)

South

62 (42)

Washington

1,455

78,190 (2.0)

North West

114 (17)

California

8,952

524,840 (13.5)

West

73 (38)

Los Angeles

2,518g

175,000

 

San Diego

 

45,000

 

National

69,528

3,880,894

 

100

aPopulation data from 1997. Cited in Kids Count Data Book. The Annie E.Casey Foundation, 1999.

bCited in National Vital Statistics Reports, 1997. 47(18):April 29, 1999.

cState per capita income divided by number of poor children in state, 1995 data. Toby Douglas and Kimura Flores, Urban Institute, March 1998.

TABLE E-2 State Program Characteristics

State

% in Medicaid Managed Carea

FMAPb

SCHIP Programc

State Vaccine Purchase

Maine

11

66%

Mixed

UPe

New Jersey

59

50%

Mixed

non-UP

North Carolina

69

63%

Sep. plan

UP

Alabama

71

69%

Mixed

non-UP

Michigan

68

54%

Mixed

Partial state purchase (for uninsured)

Texas

25

62%

Mixed

Partial state purchase (for uninsured)

Washington

91

52%

Sep. plan

UP

California

46

51%

Mixed

non-UP

Los Angeles

San Diego

a1998 Managed Care Enrollment, www.hcfa.gov/medicaid/mcstat98.htm.

bFMAP=Federal Medical Assistance Percentage, or federal matching rate for Medicaid service expenditures, at www.hcfa.gov.medicaid.

cSCHIP Plan Activity Map, 4/24/2000, at www.hcfa.gov/init/chip-map.htm.



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