Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
Baltimore  Maryland  21244

Phone: 1-877-267-2323
Phone Extension: N/A

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The Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services (CMCS) is one of six Centers within the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). CMCS serves as the focal point for all national program policies and operations related to Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

This site, launched in December 2011, helps professionals better understand Medicaid. The site -- which also includes information about the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) -- features a resource center for states, as well as federal policy guidance, updates about the Affordable Care Act, and program information searchable by population, state, and topic. also provides information for people who are looking for health insurance and may be eligible for Medicaid.