County Jails and the Affordable Care Act: Enrolling Eligible Individuals in Health Coverage
By Cardwell, Anita; Gilmore, Maeghan.
Public Welfare Foundation (Washington, DC).
National Association of Counties (NACo). Community Services Division (Washington, DC).
“In 2014 the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) will provide new health insurance coverage options for millions of individuals through an expansion of Medicaid eligibility and the establishment of state-based health insurance exchanges. This brief will examine ways that counties may be involved in eligibility determination and enrollment processes for these newly eligible individuals, focusing particularly on issues related to enrolling qualified individuals held in county jails a... Read More