Access to Health Care
Health Coverage Web site
This database of health coverage options combines information about public programs, including Medicaid and the new Pre-Existing Conditions Insurance Plan, with information from more than 1,000 private insurance plans. The Web site will be a one-stop shop for information about the implementation of the Affordable Care Act as well as other health care resources.
Insure Kids Now!
This government site, containing links to individual state programs, is for
use primarily by parents.
Children's Health Insurance: Tools to Advance Enrollment and Retention
This toolkit, produced by Insure Kids Now, offers how-to information and materials to launch or expand outreach and enrollment efforts for children's health insurance programs. Materials include backgrounders, enrollment document checklists, event posters, fact sheets, photonovellas, postcards, print public service announcements (PSAs), radio PSA scripts, and Web banners.
The Early Periodic
Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) Program
This web site provides information about how Medicaid's EPSDT program
works with public health, families, managed care organizations,
pediatricians, and other health professionals to finance appropriate
and necessary pediatric services.
Care, Medicaid, and the State Childrens Health Insurance
This page provides AAP chapters with the tools to strengthen
access for kids in state capitals. The Academy's Medicaid Policy
Statement and information concerning Medicaid and SCHIP are provided.
Reaching Out and Reaching In: Understanding Efforts to Identify and Enroll Uninsured Children into Health Insurance Programs
This report provides a review of what is known about the effectiveness of outreach and enrollment strategies, and a framework for ways to evaluate future outreach and enrollment programs.
The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
This foundation provides funding for and information on programs and health
policy related to child health, including SCHIP.
for Hispanic Health
The National Alliance for Hispanic Health (the Alliance) is the Nation's
oldest and largest network of Hispanic health and human services providers.
Alliance members deliver quality services to over 12 million persons annually.
Center for Farmworker Health
The National Center for Farmworker Health, Inc. is a private, not-for-profit
corporation located in Buda, Texas whose mission is "to improve the health
status of farm worker families through appropriate application of human, technical,
and information resources."
National Health Law Program
The NHeLP is a national public interest law firm that seeks to improve health
care for America's working and unemployed populations that are poor, minorities,
the elderly and people with disabilities.
State Health Facts Online
This new resource contains the latest state-level data on demographics, health, and health policy, including health coverage, access, financing, and state legislation. This program is funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration's (HRSA) Maternal and Child Health bureau (MCHB).