Reviews key considerations to keep in mind when designing programs to help consumers understand and enroll in health insurance, including funding, location, outreach, scope, staffing, and training.
Learn what express lane eligibility means for children's health coverage and how it can help states identify uninsured children who could benefit from state programs like CHIP and Medicaid.
Examines what states are doing to make sure that all children (including those with pre-existing conditions) can get affordable health insurance.
Reviews the early experiences of four states under the Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (CHIPRA) and how those experiences can inform implementation.
Discusses provisions in the Affordable Care Act that call for states to have one streamlined online application for all types of insurance and for premiums tax credits.
Presents best practices for state advocates on story banking and engaging young adults, including how to start collecting consumer stories and how to use social media to reach young adults.
Explores how the Affordable Care Act expands the practice of offering immediate, temporary Medicaid coverage to people who appear to be eligible based on income.
Explains the new method of determining eligibility for Medicaid and CHIP, which now matches the method used for other health care programs and for calculating financial assistance with health insurance.
Seven issues that advocates should consider around the roles and responsibilities of insurance brokers and agents who help consumers enroll in health coverage through health insurance marketplaces.