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.
I was at a national conference of health care policy experts and advocates last month when the morning’s plenary speaker, Cindy Mann, Medicaid Director for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, posed that ominous question. “Uh-oh. What have we done this time?”, I wondered, as I tentatively lifted my hand. But this time, Oklahoma was being singled out for major praise, not ridicule
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.
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.
A quick reference chart that outlines required and optional changes to Medicaid that make the eligibility process for applicants more streamlined and consumer-friendly.
Find out which key issues you'll want to tackle in your state this year and get tips on how to stay involved.
Starting on October 1, millions of Americans will be able to sign up for health coverage through health insurance marketplaces. In addition to private insurance, consumers can use the marketplaces to apply for Medicaid, which is a public insurance program that offers health care at little or no cost to people with low incomes. Here, we address three common questions about Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act
Shows how many people will be able to get affordable, comprehensive insurance through the new health insurance marketplaces and how many people the Affordable Care Act has helped so far.
Want to know the three most effective ways to get eligible state residents enrolled in Medicaid faster? Learn about the enrollment options states can adopt to bolster and retain the number of residents in their Medicaid programs.