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New York Children's Coverage Data

Medicaid/CHIP Streamlining
Enrollment Simplification
Joint Medicaid/CHIP Application: Yes
Medicaid CHIP
Face-to-Face Interview Not Required Yes Yes
Asset Test Not Required Yes Yes
State Data Hub (Allows State To Electronically Confirm Eligibility) No No
Presumptive Eligibility Yes Yes
Express Lane Eligibility No No
Social Security Administration Data Match to Verify Citizenship Yes Yes
Application Form Can Be Submitted Electronically No No
12 Months Continuous Coverage for Children Yes Yes
Administrative Renewal for Children No No

The Kaiser Family Foundation, statehealthfacts.org. Data Source: Heberlein, Martha et al. "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". Based on a national survey conducted by the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured with the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families, 2013. Available at: http://www.kff.org/medicaid/upload/8401.pdf

CHIP Waiting Periods
CHIP Waiting Period in Months: 6
Income-Related groups exempt from CHIP waiting period: Below 250%

SOURCES:
The Kaiser Family Foundation, statehealthfacts.org. Data Source: Heberlein, Martha et al. "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". Based on a national survey conducted by the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured with the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families, 2013. Available at: http://www.kff.org/medicaid/upload/8401.pdf

CHIPRA Bonus Payments
2013
CHIPRA Bonus Payments: Yes
CHIPRA Bonus Payments - Amount: $13,110,267.00
CHIPRA Bonus Payments - Details:
2012
CHIPRA Bonus Payments: Yes
CHIPRA Bonus Payments - Amount: $643,064.00
CHIPRA Bonus Payments - Details:

SOURCES:
US Department of Health and Human Services, "CHIPRA Performance Bonuses." Available at: http://www.insurekidsnow.gov/professionals/eligibility/pb-2013-chart.pdf. Retrieved January 27, 2014.

CHIPRA Outreach Grants

Hudson River Healthcare Inc. will improve and expand the use of online applications for health coverage in a 17-county region in New York State. As a result, the grantee expects to boost the number of applications and renewals successfully completed and r

SOURCE:
US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). "Summary of Cycle II CHIPRA Grant Awards," August 18, 2011. Available at: http://www.insurekidsnow.gov/professionals/outreach/get_covered_campaign/CHIPRA-Cycle-II-Grant-Summaries.pdf. Retrieved January 27, 2014.