Opening Doorways To Health Care For Children: 10 Steps to Ensure Eligible but Uninsured Children Get Health Insurance
Publication Date: May 2006
Keywords: children's health care; health care enrollment; SCHIP
In America, 8.4 million children remain uninsured even though about 70% of them are eligible for public health coverage. This report from The Children's Partnership lays out a 10-step plan to enroll "eligible but unninsured" children into Medicaid and SHIP. The plan focuses on using common doorways, technology and policy reforms to make enrollment and renewal routine and timely.