Tag Archives: Enrollment

  • In Louisiana:   Medicaid services are delivered primarily through a primary care case management (PCCM) program called Bayou Health, which enrolls beneficiaries into one of five managed care Health Plans. Each of the five Health Plans that have contracts with Bayou Health to provide Medicaid services are accountable to the Louisiana Department of Health and […]

    November 5, 2013 | Filed under: Louisiana
  • In Iowa:   There were a total of 440,993 beneficiaries enrolled in Iowa Medicaid as of July 2011. Of these, 401,785 were enrolled in managed care. Physical health services are delivered through a primary care case management  (PCCM) system, known as the Medicaid Patient Access to Services System (MediPASS).  Children and adults who qualify for […]

    November 5, 2013 | Filed under: Iowa
  • In Colorado:   As of July 1, 2011, there were 583,618 beneficiaries enrolled in Colorado’s Medicaid program. Of these, 551,972 were enrolled in some form of managed care. While the state has a contract with a single comprehensive Medicaid-only managed care organization serving 46,962 beneficiaries, Colorado Medicaid has relied more heavily on primary care case […]

    November 5, 2013 | Filed under: Colorado
  • In California: As of July 1, 2011, there were 7,580,978 beneficiaries enrolled in the state’s Medicaid program, 4,553,090 of whom were enrolled in some form of managed care. Physical and outpatient mental health services are provided through a variety of regional managed care organizations (MCOs)–5 Health Insurance Organizations, 21 commercial MCOs, and 3 Medicaid-only MCOs. […]

    November 5, 2013 | Filed under: California
  • In Alabama: As of July 1, 2011, there were 930,736 beneficiaries enrolled in the state’s Medicaid program, 568,332 of whom were enrolled in the primary care case management program known as Patient 1st.   Physical, behavioral, and oral health services are provided through Patient 1st and reimbursed on a fee-for-service basis. Certain Medicaid populations are […]

    November 5, 2013 | Filed under: Alabama
  • In Minnesota:   As of July 1, 2011, there were 847,638 beneficiaries enrolled in Medical Assistance, Minnesota’s Medicaid program. Of these, 556,665 were enrolled in managed care. Children enrolled in Medical Assistance and who are certified disabled are not enrolled in managed care plans; instead, they receive services on a fee-for-service basis. Home and Community-Based […]

    November 4, 2013 | Filed under: Minnesota
  • 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 […]

    March 26, 2013 | Filed under: Eligibility and Enrollment, Webinars
  • By Carla Plaza November 2012 If you build it will they come? If history repeats itself, they will, but not without intentional, focused efforts to reach, assist and enroll individuals and families into health care coverage. Prior to the enactment of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), very little emphasis was placed on marketing public health […]

  • The Affordable Care Act is expected to result in millions of individu­als obtaining health care coverage—many for the first time. States have already invested significant resources to develop outreach and enrollment strategies to reduce the number of uninsured children. Lessons from children’s coverage programs, specifically the Children’s Health Insurance Pro­gram (CHIP) and Medicaid can help […]

    August 27, 2012 | Filed under: Children's Health, 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 […]

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