Head Start children with Medicaid

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Definitions: Number and percent of all children served by Head Start who are covered by the Medical Assistance Program (MAP), funded by Medicaid.

Data Source: V.I. Department of Human Services, Office of Pre-School Services.

Footnotes: The Head Start program is administered by the Department of Human Services, Office of Pre-School Services. 

Data for St. Thomas also includes St. John.

In 2006, there was a change in the Medicaid certification process, which explains the large difference from prior years' data.