Eligibility and Enrollment

By 2019, Medicaid is estimated to cover an additional 16 million of the most vulnerable Americans, significantly increasing the shape and size of the program. On this State Refor(u)m webinar, officials from three states will provide a closer look at what states are doing to prepare. Moderator: Sonya Schwartz, Program Director, National Academy for State […]

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  • Publications

    Volume I: Contracting Arrangements, Beneficiary Choice, Enrollment and Disenrollment, and Tracking These papers were prepared prior to the passage of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997. The Act makes significant changes that will affect managed care programs for dually eligible beneficiaries. However, the specific impact cannot be fully determined until regulations are drafted by HCFA. […]

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    May 2, 2012 | Filed under: Eligibility and Enrollment, Medicaid, Publications
  • Publications

    The rising number of people with Alzheimer’s disease presents significant challenges for family members, caregivers, advocates, public policy makers and service providers. Faced with budgetary pressures and concerns about access to care and continuity of care, states are developing managed care programs for elderly Medicaid beneficiaries, reviewing eligibility policies and fine tuning assessment tools used […]

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  • Webinars

    Get to know three exchange directors from three very different states, and hear about their exchange-related accomplishments, challenges, and policy priorities. Find out how exchanges are taking shape in the states, straight from the source. Speakers Susan Dentzer, editor-in-chief of Health Affairs, will moderate this discussion with three exchange directors: Richard Fiore of Alabama Patty […]

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    March 19, 2012 | Filed under: Eligibility and Enrollment, Webinars
  • Publications

    The Maximizing Enrollment program has worked intensively with eight states to help them increase their use of Medicaid and CHIP enrollment and retention data to monitor and improve their performance outcomes. This issue brief presents recommendations from Maximizing Enrollment and Mathematica Policy Research for twelve core measures that states may want to consider implementing as […]

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    December 5, 2011 | Filed under: Eligibility and Enrollment, Publications
  • State Health Policy Blog

    Sarabeth Zemel December 2011 This blog post was originally published on State Refor(u)m’s State of Implementation Blog. Earlier this month, eight states gathered in Washington, DC for an annual meeting of grantees of the Maximizing Enrollment program, a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation initiative directed by NASHP that aims to help states improve enrollment and retention […]

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    December 1, 2011 | Filed under: Eligibility and Enrollment, State Health Policy Blog
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    November 9, 2011 | Filed under: Eligibility and Enrollment, Videos
  • State Health Policy Blog

    By Catherine Hess May 2011 This blog post was originally published on Health Affairs Grant Watch Blog Catherine Hess of the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) reports on how foundations are supporting efforts to foster dialogue between states and stakeholders during implementation of health reform. Facts, not ideology, should ground discussions was among the […]

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  • Webinars

    More and more states are seeking opportunities to use technology to simplify and streamline the Medicaid and CHIP application processes. Allowing families to submit and sign coverage applications electronically or via the telephone are a couple of ways to ease the documentation burden on families. States that have implemented electronic and telephonic signatures also report […]

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    April 7, 2011 | Filed under: Eligibility and Enrollment, Medicaid, Webinars
  • Webinars

    This interactive Web-based toolkit, developed by NASHP, aims to help states identify strengths and weaknesses in their current systems to enroll and retain eligible children in Medicaid and CHIP and highlight improvement opportunities. The toolkit includes four parts that states can use, either together or separately, including: Instructions and tools to help them to map […]

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    April 7, 2011 | Filed under: Children's Health, Eligibility and Enrollment, Webinars