States making smart use of technology with enrollment

July 2011
State Health Watch;Jul2011, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p8
The article reports on the remarks given by Samantha Artiga of the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) regarding the streamlining of enrollment and renewal processes for the Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) by U.S. states. She mentions the adoption of presumptive and continuous eligibility for children by several states. She commends the use of innovative technology by states to cost-effectively improve Medicaid application procedures. The importance of the said streamlining to the coverage expansions planned for 2014 is also noted.


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