Designing a Consumer Health Assistance Program
Publication Date: August 2010
Publisher(s): Families USA
Author(s): Cheryl Fish-Parcham
Keywords: consumer assistance program; health reform; health insurance
Coverage: United States
This brief discusses these programs and how health reform will dramatically expand the assistance they provide. It reviews key considerations to keep in mind when designing such programs, including grants and other funding, function, scope, location, staffing, training, and outreach.