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Outreach Strategies for Increasing Medicaid and CHIP Enrollment

Participation rates for Medicaid and CHIP are high, but 5 million eligible kids remain uninsured. Many low-income parents who want public coverage say they didn't know their child was eligible, don't know how to apply, or find the application process difficult. This brief finds that states may increase participation if they tailor their outreach strategies to groups with low participation rates and address application barriers. (Urban). Read moreĀ» 01/07/2010