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Medicaid as a Second Language: A Slightly Irreverent Guide to Common Medicaid Terms, Acronyms and Abbreviations

Authors Comeau, M. , & other authors

Date 2007

Project Catalyst Center

Keywords CYSHCN, Financial Hardship

This guide is designed for policymakers, advocates, legislators, consumers, family members, and providers – in short, for anyone interested in financing care for children and youth with special health care needs at the state level, and in particular through the Medicaid program.

Frequently Asked Questions about the Family Opportunity Act’s Medicaid Buy-In Option

Authors Comeau, M. , & other authors

Date 2007

Project Catalyst Center

Keywords CYSHCN, Financial Hardship, Medicaid/CHIP

This Catalyst Center policy brief provides answers to frequently asked questions about the Family Opportunity Act (FOA) Medicaid Buy-in option, including what the advantages are for families raising children with disabilities and states, how it affects existing pathways to Medicaid, and any costs for families.  

Reducing Under-Insurance for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs

Authors Comeau, M. , & other authors

Date 2006

Project Catalyst Center

Keywords CYSHCN, Financial Hardship, Health Benefits

This Catalyst Center policy brief provides information about Medicaid Buy-In Programs including what they are, how they work, how they help both families raising Children & Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN)/disabilities and the states. Learn about existing Medicaid Buy-in programs in three states. 

Methodology for Estimating the Impact of State Implementation of the Family Opportunity Act

Authors Comeau, M. , & other authors

Date 2006

Project Catalyst Center

Keywords CYSHCN, Medicaid Buy-In Programs, Medicaid/CHIP

The Family Opportunity Act (FOA) is a state option for creating a Medicaid Buy-in program for families raising children with disabilities whose income is too high for Medicaid but less than 300% of the federal poverty level (FPL). This policy brief provides a methodology for estimating the impact of FOA implementation.