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.
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.