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Dependent Coverage Expansion

Approach: Use dependent coverage expansion policies to prevent loss of insurance coverage among adolescents and young adults (AYA)

NPM: 15 - Continuous and Adequate Insurance

Evidence: Moderate Evidence

Target Audience: State/Community

Expansion of Coverage Eligibility (Partnerships with Medicaid)

Approach: Promote expansion of Medicaid benefits; reduce barriers to Medicaid enrollments; leverage partnerships with Medicaid

NPM: 15 - Continuous and Adequate Insurance

Evidence: Moderate Evidence

Target Audience: State/Systems

Insurance Enrollment Helpline (Benefits Counseling)

Approach: Maintain a state-run helpline to assist with insurance enrollment navigation

NPM: 15 - Continuous and Adequate Insurance

Evidence: Moderate Evidence

Target Audience: Caregivers and children

Outreach Using Parent Mentors

Approach: Use trained parent mentors to assist families with getting insurance coverage, accessing health care, and addressing social determinants of health

NPM: 15 - Continuous and Adequate Insurance

Evidence: Moderate Evidence

Target Audience: Caregivers and children

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