Report: The State of Children’s Health Care in Pennsylvania – 2017


The 2017 “State of Children’s Health Care” provides data on health indicators to track changes through the implementation of Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). The report is designed to establish a baseline to monitor changes in children’s health care as various aspects of the law are implemented. Information on children covered by publicly funded health care coverage is the focus of this report. This includes children covered by Medical Assistance (MA) through managed care (Health Choices) as well as children covered by the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).