Medical Assistance Enrollment July 2003 - Current County & Statewide Human Services

data.pa.gov | Last Updated 22 Aug 2019

Persons enrolled in Medical Assistance (Medicaid) for a given month. Includes Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), General Assistance (GA), Disabled, & Waiver categories.

Tags: medicaid, insurance, medical, assistance, health, enroll, dhs, ma

This dataset has the following 12 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
State Namestate_nametextPA is the abbreviation for Pennsylvania and provides the state name for this dataset.
FIPS State Codestate_codenumberThe Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code, used by the United States government to uniquely identify states and counties. FIPS codes are five-digit numbers; for Pennsylvania the codes start with 42 and are completed with the three-digit county code. The state code is the first two digits of the five digit FIPS code.
Calendar YearyearnumberCalendar Year Number
Calendar MonthmonthnumberCalendar Month Number
Month Namemonth_nametextName of the Calendar Month
Datedatecalendar_dateCombination of calendar month and year, formatted as MM/YYYY.
County Codecounty_cdtextThere are 67 counties in Pennsylvania. They're numbered 01 thru 67, and 00 identifies the statewide total.
FIPS County Codecounty_fipstextFIPS code. The Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code, used by the United States government to uniquely identify counties, is provided with each entry. FIPS codes are five-digit numbers; for Pennsylvania the codes start with 42 and are completed with the three-digit county code. The County FIPS is the last three digits of the five digit FIPS and the code 000 is for statewide.
County Namecounty_nametextThe name of the county in Pennsylvania or "Statewide" for all of Pennsylvania.
MA Individualsma_individualsnumberMA (Medical Assistance) A person who has been determined eligible for MA and is receiving benefits for a given month. These numbers include adults & children. These numbers include people that are on TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) & GA (General Assistance), Disabled, & Waiver categories. In July 2014, duplication of persons moving from county to county was eliminated.
MA Childrenma_childrennumberMA (Medical Assistance) Children enrolled in MA for a given month based on their age which is under 21 years old. In July 2014, duplication of persons moving from county to county was eliminated. In July 2014, the EC (Eligible Child) designation for determining MA children was changed to using age, which is under 21. These numbers include people that are on TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) & GA (General Assistance), Disabled, & Waiver categories.
State Fiscal Yearfiscal_yeartextState Fiscal Year (SFY) starts in July and ends in June. This column gives what the year is of the State Fiscal Year for the data in this row.