Prioritizing Enrollment Simplification: What States Can Do Now to Make 2014 Easier
There are several additional simplifications states can implement to improve enrollment and renewals now that will also make it easier down the road. Maximizing Enrollment grantee states have had success with two such strategies. Automated or administrative renewals reduce documentation burdens on those eligible for coverage and allow workers to focus on complicated cases. Express Lane Eligibility (ELE) allows Medicaid and CHIP to leverage data housed in sister agencies’ systems to streamline enrollment and renewal for families and eligibility workers. Learn about the fundamentals from experts and discuss rewards and pitfalls from state colleagues with experience in each.
Alice Weiss, Co-Director, Maximizing Enrollment; Program Director, NASHP
Maureen Hensley-Quinn, Deputy Director, Maximizing Enrollment; Program Manager, NASHP
Gretel Felton, Director, Technical Support Division, Alabama Medicaid Agency
Amy Andrade, Director, Member and Provider Services, Massachusetts Office of Medicaid