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Behavior Health Programs

Approach: Support state agencies to identify eligibility and connect children to appropriate behavioral health services

NPM: 15 - Continuous and Adequate Insurance

Evidence: Expert Opinion

Target Audience: State/Systems

CHIP

Approach: Support the enrollment of children in the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) across the state

NPM: 15 - Continuous and Adequate Insurance

Evidence: Expert Opinion

Target Audience: State/Systems

EPSDT

Approach: Expand access to EPSDT benefits for children enrolled in Medicaid

NPM: 15 - Continuous and Adequate Insurance

Evidence: Expert Opinion

Target Audience: State/Systems

Family Supports

Approach: Work collaboratively with Family-to-Family Health Information Centers

NPM: 15 - Continuous and Adequate Insurance

Evidence: Expert Opinion

Target Audience: Caregivers and children

Foster Care

Approach: Implement programs within Medicaid agencies to support children in the foster care system in establishing health insurance

NPM: 15 - Continuous and Adequate Insurance

Evidence: Expert Opinion

Target Audience: State/Systems

Managed Care

Approach: Create or implement specifications within specialty managed care plans to capitate rates for CYSHCN

NPM: 15 - Continuous and Adequate Insurance

Evidence: Expert Opinion

Target Audience: State/Systems

Mandated Benefits

Approach: Implement mandated (state-required) benefits to include specific services for children covered by private health insurers

NPM: 15 - Continuous and Adequate Insurance

Evidence: Expert Opinion

Target Audience: State/Systems

Medicaid Waivers

Approach: Implement protocol to waive federal regulations to ensure health insurance coverage for CYSHCN

NPM: 15 - Continuous and Adequate Insurance

Evidence: Expert Opinion

Target Audience: State/Systems

Outreach to Communities Experiencing Inequities

Approach: Support outreach to communities experiencing inequalities in health insurance coverage

NPM: 15 - Continuous and Adequate Insurance

Evidence: Expert Opinion

Target Audience: State/Systems

Premium Assistance

Approach: Support the development of a premium assistance program for low-income working families

NPM: 15 - Continuous and Adequate Insurance

Evidence: Expert Opinion

Target Audience: State/Systems

Relief Funds

Approach: Establish a state relief fund to support families of CYSHCN with financial burdens

NPM: 15 - Continuous and Adequate Insurance

Evidence: Expert Opinion

Target Audience: State/Systems

TEFRA (Katie Beckett Option)

Approach: Support the implementation of the Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act

NPM: 15 - Continuous and Adequate Insurance

Evidence: Expert Opinion

Target Audience: State/Systems

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.