The Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC) has released its June 2012 Report to the Congress on Medicaid and CHIP.  The report highlights the role of Medicaid and CHIP as purchasers of health care services and discusses the importance of access measures as a tool for monitoring and improving program performance for program beneficiaries.  The Report also includes the Medicaid and CHIP Program Statistics (MACStats) data supplement, which includes information on spending, enrollment, and other program characteristics.