Medicaid & CHIP: October Monthly Applications and Eligibility Determinations Report

This report is the first in a series of monthly reports on State Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) data, and represents State Medicaid and CHIP agency eligibility activity for the calendar month of October 2013, which coincides with the first month of the initial open enrollment period for the Health Insurance Marketplace.

Read the full CMS report here…

 

The School Medicaid Link: California 

Recognizing that schools are a key access point to uninsured children and newly eligible family members, groups like The Children’s Partnership in California have created campaigns to distribute information and tools tailored to schools on providing outreach and enrollment assistance to children and families. The health exchange marketplace in California, Covered California, has also tapped schools by highlighting their role as essential in the Enrollment Assistance Program which seeks to enroll as many of the 5.3 million eligible and uninsured population in California. The Medi-Cal outreach and enrollment work done by public schools in California are further sustained through federal dollars made available through the school-based Medi-Cal Administrative Activities (MAA) program.

 

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About 1.5M Americans Deemed Eligible for Medicaid, CHIP in October, California Healthline, December 4, 2013…

View the All-In Toolkits for Schools, The Children’s Partnership…

Getting into Gear for 2014: Shifting New Medicaid Eligibility and Enrollment Policies into Drive, The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, November 21, 2013…