Designing a Consumer Health Assistance Program


Publication Date: August 2010

Publisher: Families USA

Author(s): Cheryl Fish-Parcham

Research Area: Health

Keywords: consumer assistance program; health reform; health insurance

Type: Report

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.