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
- A Closer Look at the Impact of State Decisions Not to Expand Medicaid on Coverage for Uninsured Adults
- Characteristics of Poor Uninsured Adults who Fall into the Coverage Gap
- The Uninsured: A Primer - Key Facts about Health Insurance on the Eve of Coverage Expansions
- Key Lessons from Medicaid and CHIP for Outreach and Enrollment Under the Affordable Care Act