Optimizing Medicaid Enrollment: Spotlight on Technology – Using Schools and Data Matching to Enroll Kids in Medicaid and CHIP
This brief examines efforts by the Chicago Public School system to use multiple strategies including data matching with the school lunch program, marketing and local organizing to target children for outreach and enrollment in public health insurance and other benefits.
It is the third brief in a Spotlight on Technology series profiling several states’ innovative applications of technology to Medicaid enrollment efforts. The series illustrates a range of approaches that states can adopt to improve their systems now and to prepare for the expansion of Medicaid under health reform.
also of interest
- What Worked and What's Next? Strategies in Four States Leading ACA Enrollment Efforts
- Advancing Opportunities, Assessing Challenges: Key Themes from a Roundtable Discussion of Health Care and Health Equity in the South
- Health Coverage and Care in the South in 2014 and Beyond
- A Closer Look at the Impact of State Decisions Not to Expand Medicaid on Coverage for Uninsured Adults