Eligibility and Enrollment

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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  • 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
  • Presented through support from the California HealthCare Foundation   9:00-11:00 am, February 3, 2011 Reserve Officers Association, Washington DC   The Affordable Care Act presents states with a transformative vision for eligibility and enrollment systems for public and publicly subsidized health coverage after 2014. New state systems will provide a consumer-centric, “best in class” service […]

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    February 7, 2011 | Filed under: Eligibility and Enrollment, Videos
  • Maximizing Enrollment: Transforming State Health Coverage Event   8:30-11:00 am, December 10, 2010 Union Station, Columbus Room, Washington DC The Affordable Care Act presents dramatic opportunities and challenges for states in transforming eligibility and enrollment systems for existing public coverage as well as new subsidies that will be available through Exchanges. Over nearly two years eight […]

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    December 8, 2010 | Filed under: Eligibility and Enrollment
  • Publications

    NASHP, with the support of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, is working with Models for Change grantee organizations and state policymakers to address the health needs of youth in the juvenile justice system. This issue brief from NASHP is the final in a series that highlights findings from surveys of juvenile justice […]

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  • The Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 (CHIPRA) provides states with new tools to reach, enroll and retain eligible but unenrolled children in Medicaid and CHIP. One such tool is the option to develop and implement Express Lane Eligibility (ELE), which allows states to enroll and renew children in Medicaid and CHIP based […]

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    March 19, 2010 | Filed under: Children's Health, Eligibility and Enrollment
  • Publications

    Maximizing Enrollment for Kids, a $15 million initiative of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) launched in June 2008 and directed by the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP), aims to increase enrollment and retention of eligible children into Medicaid and CHIP programs and to establish and promote best practices among states. In the […]

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    March 3, 2010 | Filed under: Eligibility and Enrollment, Publications
  • Publications

    NASHP, with the support of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, is working with Models for Change grantee organizations and state policymakers to address the health needs of youth in the juvenile justice system. This new issue brief from NASHP is the second in a series that highlights findings from surveys of juvenile […]

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    December 3, 2009 | Filed under: Eligibility and Enrollment, Publications
  • Webinars

    Many states have worked to ensure that people who qualify for Medicaid and CHIP enroll into those programs.  Despite these efforts, many who qualify remain without coverage.  Tough economic times only heighten the challenge as they require states to find and enroll newly eligible people despite budget cuts and hiring freezes.  Participants in this afternoon-only […]

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    September 28, 2009 | Filed under: Eligibility and Enrollment, Webinars
  • Publications

    Published in October 2008, this State Health Policy Briefing looks at key aspects of the outreach effort undertaken by Illinois to reach and enroll uninsured children and adolescents in its All Kids program. Although the state employed a breadth of strategies to reach and enroll the state’s uninsured children and youth, administrators believe that a […]

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