Explains why medical debt is different from other kinds of debt, who medical debt affects, and the consequences of medical debt.
Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Soften the Blow during Tough Economic Times
Explains how Medicaid and CHIP function as a health care safety net; argues that Medicaid expansion must be part of national health reform so more low-income people have access to health care.
Explains how a “special enrollment opportunity” works for employer health plans and who is eligible for special enrollment.
Examines interstate billing problems, presents the results of a survey of state approaches to out-of-state billing, lists some promising practices for processing out-of-state Medicaid claims.