CMS Releases Medicaid and CHIP Guidance Targeting Vaccination and Testing for COVID-19

To help states support families and communities and to continue to address health disparities, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is providing guidance to states about additional funding for states to promote the importance of COVID-19 vaccination for eligible individuals enrolled in Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).  CMS’s new guidance also highlights Medicaid and CHIP coverage for diagnostic and screening COVID-19 testing in a variety of settings, including schools.