North Carolina Receives $9.3 Million Grant To Improve The CHIP Program

US Senator Kay Hagan (D-NC) announced this week that North Carolina will receive $9, 277, 361 to improve the quality of care for children enrolled in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). The funds will be distributed over a five-year period, with $2, 201, 712 going to North Carolina in the first year. The money will be used to implement and evaluate provider performance measures and use health information technologies, such as pediatric electronic health records.  The NCMS will be providing updates in the Bulletin and on the NCMS web site about the performance measures and health information technologies that will be developed through the program.

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