Eligibility and Enrollment

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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  • State Health Policy Blog

    Taking it to the Max: Eight States Improving Enrollment and Retention in Medicaid and CHIP

    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

  • Maxenroll Resource – Promise Story Video: Transforming State Health Coverage in Louisiana

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    November 9, 2011 | Filed under: Eligibility and Enrollment, Videos

  • State Health Policy Blog

    Fostering Productive Dialogue on Health Reform Implementation

    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

    Sign and Deliver: Using Technology to Speed up Eligibility & Enrollment

    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

    Maximizing Enrollment for Kids Self-Assessment Toolkit Launch!

    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

    Medicaid’s Role in the Health Benefit Exchange: A Road Map for States

    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

    Medicaid’s Role in the Health Benefits Exchange: A Road Map for States

    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

    Paving an Enrollment Superhighway: Bridging State Gaps Between 2014 and Today

    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

  • National Briefing: Paving a Health Coverage Enrollment Superhighway: Bridging State Gaps Between 2014 and Today

    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