By Andrea Kovach, The Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law When the Governor of Illinois signed HB5736 into law this summer, it was a good day for children and a smart investment in the future of our state as 41,000 children got to keep their affordable health insurance for three more years. The Covering […]
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Select a state below to view information on eligibility, enrollment and renewal procedures for state Medicaid/CHIP programs for children, parents, and pregnant women in effect as of January 1, 2016.
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Thanks to a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, CCF has teamed up with NHeLP to launch a series of explainer briefs that unpack the Medicaid/Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) managed care regulations. The importance of these rules cannot be understated. Nearly nine out of ten children in Medicaid and CHIP receive care through […]
In May 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) completed its modernization of the regulations governing managed care in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). One of CMS’ primary goals in this regulatory overhaul is to promote transparency, enabling policy makers, beneficiaries, providers, and other stakeholders to better understand and monitor […]
Olivia Golden, the Executive Director of the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP), joined this month’s CCF state partner call to share her extensive knowledge about maternal depression. She gave an impassioned call to action for children’s advocates to work on policies to address maternal depression and made the following key points. Maternal depression […]
Today, we and our colleagues at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, along with six other national organizations, submitted comments on the Utah Primary Care Network Section 1115 waiver request to extend the Primary Care Network and expand coverage to two very limited new groups of beneficiaries – parents from current mandatory levels up […]