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Care Coordination Using Community Health Workers

Approach: Provide access to comprehensive care coordination for children with chronic diseases to ensure benefits adequacy and reasonable costs

NPM: 15 - Continuous and Adequate Insurance

Evidence: Emerging Evidence

Target Audience: State/Community

Health Reform Legislation

Approach: Support legislative changes to reduce uninsurance and improve access to care for children

NPM: 15 - Continuous and Adequate Insurance

Evidence: Emerging Evidence

Target Audience: State/Systems/Community/National

Medicaid Buy-In Program

Approach: Adopt a Medicaid Buy-In program for children with disabilities to ensure adequate insurance coverage

NPM: 15 - Continuous and Adequate Insurance

Evidence: Emerging Evidence

Target Audience: State/Systems

Multicomponent Approach

Approach: Use a multicomponent approach (e.g. care management + education/parent engagement + collaborative partnerships; educational messaging + data from program databases + individual counseling) to facilitate enrollment of uninsured and underinsured children

NPM: 15 - Continuous and Adequate Insurance

Evidence: Emerging Evidence

Target Audience: Caregivers and children

On-Site Medical Practice Care Coordination Services

Approach: Support the development of a care coordination plan by clinics

NPM: 15 - Continuous and Adequate Insurance

Evidence: Emerging Evidence

Target Audience: Professionals/Providers

Outreach Using a Data Collection System

Approach: Develop a data collection system that can monitor and evaluate the effectiveness and success of enrollment and retention efforts

NPM: 15 - Continuous and Adequate Insurance

Evidence: Emerging Evidence

Target Audience: State/Community

Outreach Using Enrollment Assistants

Approach: Use enrollment assistants in community health centers to help patients navigate the public health insurance process

NPM: 15 - Continuous and Adequate Insurance

Evidence: Emerging Evidence

Target Audience: Professionals/Providers

Outreach Using Mini-Grant Opportunities

Approach: Provide small grants to community-based organizations to improve enrollment and utilization of Medicaid and CHIP

NPM: 15 - Continuous and Adequate Insurance

Evidence: Emerging Evidence

Target Audience: State/Community

Outreach Using School Staff

Approach: Use trained school staff to assist families in getting insurance coverage

NPM: 15 - Continuous and Adequate Insurance

Evidence: Emerging Evidence

Target Audience: School Staff

Outreach Using School-Based Communication Tools

Approach: Use school-based outreach tools to promote enrollment among children and families

NPM: 15 - Continuous and Adequate Insurance

Evidence: Emerging Evidence

Target Audience: School Staff

Parental Health Insurance Expansions

Approach: Provide health insurance coverage for parents to increase the likelihood of insuring children

NPM: 15 - Continuous and Adequate Insurance

Evidence: Emerging Evidence

Target Audience: Caregivers and children

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.