Health reform presents unprecedented challenges as well as tremendous opportunities for states to provide access to high-quality, cost-effective health care services for an expanding population. With the prospect of 16-20 million additional enrollees, Medicaid stakeholders across the country can benefit from shared lessons on how to best expand coverage while heeding the needs of existing beneficiaries.
CHCS is assembling rapid learning communities of state agencies, health plans, and federal partners to address front-line implementation issues and identify best practices in the following key areas. This web resource center is designed to showcase innovative ideas in each of these areas to help states maximize opportunities for transforming Medicaid delivery. To find out when new information is posted, sign up for CHCS e-mail updates.
This fact sheet highlights common themes from the alternative Medicaid expansion models being pursued by Arkansas, Iowa, Michigan, and Pennsylvania.
This fact sheet provides a demographic profile of former inmates in the United States and details opportunities to enroll this population into health care coverage.
This technical assistance brief and its companion reference guide were developed to aid navigators based in charity care programs in helping consumers obtain and maintain appropriate coverage.
This CHCS infographic outlines the effects of churn and potential state strategies for minimizing gaps in coverage.
This brief outlines key program design features of alternative Medicaid expansion models with a focus on models in Arkansas, Iowa, Michigan, and Pennsylvania.
This fact sheet details state and hospital roles and responsibilities in implementing HPE programs.
This brief outlines key steps that states can take to reduce the potential gaps in coverage caused by individuals churning in and out of Medicaid eligibility under the Affordable Care Act.
This toolkit is a collection of tools and resources to help states design programs to address the needs of the Medicaid expansion population.
States can use this planning tool to compare benefits between the applicable potential Medicaid benchmark plans within the 10 Essential Health Benefit categories.