Children Discharged from Foster Care: Strategies to Prevent the Loss of Health Coverage at a Critical Transition
This report discusses the importance of maintaining health coverage for children who are discharged from foster care and presents strategies that state child welfare and Medicaid agencies can employ to reach this goal. In addition, the report also addresses the needs of children who age out of the foster care system at age 18, and discusses state options to expand health coverage to this group.
also of interest
- Faces of the Medicaid Expansion: How Obtaining Medicaid Coverage Impacts Low-Income Adults
- Getting into Gear for 2014: Shifting New Medicaid Eligibility and Enrollment Policies into Drive
- Getting into Gear for 2014: Findings From a 50-State Survey of Eligibility, Enrollment, Renewal and Cost-Sharing Policies in Medicaid and CHIP, 2012-2013