Health Coverage is dedicated to ensuring all Californians have healthcare coverage by eliminating barriers to applying for, using, and retaining health coverage.
We support coalitions at the local, state and national levels to expand healthcare coverage and improve outreach, enrollment, retention and utilization in publicly-sponsored coverage programs.
The touchstone project helps families enroll in and use low-cost health insurance program to reduce the number of uninsured children in LA County. Health Coverage mobilizes two coalitions — Covering Kids & Families California, LA Access to Health Coverage Coalition — and ABC (Accessing Benefits for Children) / El Proyecto de Salud ABC: Acceso a Beneficios Para los Niños, one of the first community-based outreach projects in California.
CHC's Related Policy Reports
On the Path to Enrollment Beginning in January 2014, millions of Californians will be newly eligible for health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Many will need help understanding, accessing, and using these benefits. This report provides information about the outreach, enrollment, and assistance programs required under the ACA, and about efforts to implement this continuum of consumer support in California.
Bridging the Health Divide: Designing the Navigator System in California This report details over a dozen recommendations for building a robust and consumer-friendly Navigator program in California. It provides an overview of the enrollment demands the state will face in 2014 and explores effective strategies for ensuring that as many individuals and businesses as possible can successfully enroll into coverage.
Path to Accessing Health Coverage: Outreach, Enrollment, Retention & Utilization California still faces the reality of more than 800,000 uninsured children. This policy brief identifies future challenges and opportunities and puts forward principles to strengthen outreach, enrollment, retention and utilization in California.