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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

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

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

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

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.