Applying for Health Coverage Online: The Affordable Care Act Helps Americans Enroll
Publication Date: March 2011
Publisher(s): Families USA
Keywords: health reform; medicaid; CHIP; exchange
Coverage: United States
The brief discusses provisions in the Affordable Care Act that call for states to have one streamlined online application that allows consumers to apply for Medicaid, CHIP, and premiums credits available to purchase health coverage in state exchanges. The brief also examines where states are now in the implementation of an online application process.