On March 10, 2015 the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC) sent a letter to Congress reiterating its support for extending federal funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). The letter underscores the need for immediate congressional action given that states are expected to exhaust federal funding for their programs in fiscal […]
*Map updated March 18, 2015 This map highlights the extent of overlap in 2015 between issuers offering managed care plans in a state’s separate Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and those offering plans in health insurance marketplaces. This map updates a 2014 map showing data from the first year marketplace coverage was available. Plans offered […]
Tuesday, March 3, 2015: Multiple state agencies and organizations are working to identify and support children with special physical, emotional and developmental disabilities. Coordination and collaboration across systems, including the sharing of data, increases the ability for states to identify children at risk and ensure they are receiving the appropriate health, mental health and developmental services. This webinar features three states discussing collaborations across state programs that impact the identification and treatment of children in need of specific services.
Federal funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) is scheduled to expire on September 30, 2015, unless Congress acts. Many state CHIP directors have begun to consider the steps needed should funding remain uncertain or expire. In January 2015, the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) surveyed CHIP directors to better understand recent […]
Speakers: Lee Partridge Rebecca Mendoza Tony Rodgers Although policy makers often think of adolescents as children in regard to coverage under public programs, adolescents have distinct service utilization, developmental, and health care needs that differ from those of younger children. This session will look at innovative state approaches to integrating behavioral, social, and personal health […]
This chart highlights marketplace policy decisions related to pediatric dental coverage for the 2014 plan year. It tracks the kinds of pediatric dental products that marketplaces solicited and offered on the marketplace in 2014, particularly whether dental benefits were offered through stand-alone dental products (SADP), as “bundled” products that paired a specific SADP and a qualified […]