TITLE

Massachusetts is front runner for eligibility streamlining

PUB. DATE
August 2010
SOURCE
State Health Watch;Aug2010, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the state of Massachusetts and its successful Medicaid eligibility process. According to Phil Poley of MassHealth, when the state had a change in administration in 2002-2004, they decided to make Medicaid become part and parcel of the secretary's office and that led to the establishment of the web-based portal Virtual Gateway. Based on the experience of Massachusetts, there are factors that state Medicaid directors can consider such as development of a interface to meet the citizenship and identity requirement.
ACCESSION #
53281635

 

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