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Improving Access to Health Coverage for Transitional Youth

Published Jul 1, 2008, National Academy for State Health Policy, Sonya Schwartz, Melanie Glascock

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Offers a detailed examination of ways to improve states’ ability to keep foster care and juvenile justice youth enrolled in Medicaid and SCHIP. The report focuses on the areas of simplifying enrollment, enhancing retention through transitions, and better integrating and coordinating services with partners.

Reform areas: Mental health

Categories: Insurance, Mental/behavioral health

Uploaded Jan 30, 2009

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