Eligibility and Enrollment

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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  • 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
  • Publications

    State Medicaid programs are well positioned to serve multiple roles in the development and administration of state Health Benefit Exchanges being implemented under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Looking ahead to 2014, Medicaid will be both an option in the continuum of health insurance coverage and an essential partner in developing, governing, and operating each […]

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    April 4, 2011 | Filed under: Eligibility and Enrollment, Medicaid, Publications
  • Webinars

    This webinar outlines the multiple roles of the Medicaid program in the development and administration of state Health Benefit Exchanges being implemented under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). With ACA’s enactment, Medicaid has completed its transition from a program linked to welfare to a major health insurer, becoming a lynchpin of the nation’s health insurance […]

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    April 2, 2011 | Filed under: Eligibility and Enrollment, Webinars
  • Publications

    The Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides a transformative vision for eligibility and enrollment in public and publicly subsidized health coverage: an enrollment superhighway that is streamlined, modern, seamless, integrated, easy for consumers to use, and connects Medicaid, CHIP and Exchange coverage. This vision contrasts sharply with most states’ welfare-era, paper-based systems that rely on complex […]

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    March 10, 2011 | Filed under: Eligibility and Enrollment, Publications