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Several states are still considering expanding their Medicaid programs, and many will use Medicaid waivers for these expansions. This guide tells advocates when and how they can engage in the Medicaid waiver process.
Explains the two ways states can change their Medicaid programs, including an at-a-glance comparison chart; discusses what advocates should do based on which option their state uses.
Explains the new federal financing rules under the Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (CHIPRA), including how funding will be distributed among the states.
Examines the new system of performance bonuses created by the Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (CHIPRA) that rewards states for enrolling uninsured children in Medicaid.
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.
Explores why states have used CHIP funds to cover adults, how CHIPRA allows states to cover parents or other adults through CHIP, and why states can and should continue to cover adults.
Examines what states are doing to make sure that all children (including those with pre-existing conditions) can get affordable health insurance.
Examines Tennessee’s barebones plan, CoverTN. It is a useful case study of limited-benefit plans, illuminating several problems that other states may experience if they adopt such plans.
Explores the debate about whether navigators should be licensed as agents or brokers, explains how navigators are different from brokers and agents.