Eligibility and Enrollment

  • 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
  • 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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