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Submitted comments, testimony, presentations, and letters of support related to our work on Family-Friendly Enrollment

Submitted Comments on Family-Friendly Enrollment

  • Submitted Comments on the CalHEERS System Demo
    on June 25, 2013
    On June 18, 2013, The Children's Partnership participated in the public demonstration of the CalHEERS single online application. Download our submitted comments about the demonstration to Juli Baker of Covered California and Len Finocchio of California Department of Health Care Services.
  • Group Comments on Proposed Regulations Governing Eligibility and Enrollment for the Individual Exchange
    on April 03, 2013
    Download submitted comments from The Children's Partnership and our consumer advocate partners regarding the Exchange's March 21, 2013 proposed eligibility and enrollment regulations for the Individual Exchange (Covered California). 
  • Comments on Proposed Online and Paper Model Applications
    on February 28, 2013

    Download TCP's submitted comments to CMS on the proposed Online and Paper Model Applications, CMS-10440.

  • Comments on Proposed Rules
    on February 21, 2013
    Download submitted comments from California's Children Advocates to CMS on proposed rulemaking regarding streamlining and seamlessness under the ACA, CMS-2334-P.
  • Comments on the Single Streamlined Application Data Elements
    on September 04, 2012
    Download TCP's submitted comments on Draft Elements and Supporting Statement for Data Collection to Support Eligibility Determinations, CMS-10433, CMS-10438, CMS-10439 and CMS-10440.
  • Using Express Lane and Related Strategies to Pre-enroll Large Numbers of Uninsured
    on June 07, 2012
    Download recommendations sent to California policymakers responsible for designing eligibility and enrollment under ACA

Letters of Support on Family-Friendly Enrollment

  • TCP Urges Congress to Act to Protect Children Getting Health Coverage Through CHIP
    on February 20, 2014

    TCP joined First Focus and more than 400 national, state, and local organizations on a letter to President Barack Obama and congressional leadership urging quick action to protect the millions of children who get their health care through the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). 

    Download the full letter here.

  • TCP in Support of More Connections Between Medi-Cal and CalFresh Programs
    on December 12, 2013

    TCP joins the Alliance to Transform CalFresh and 55 state advocate organizations on a letter to Governor Brown encouraging even more connections between health coverage and nutrition assistance.  Read more about this vital connection for the millions of Californians eligible for both Medi-Cal and CalFresh in the full letter here.

  • TCP Joins Support Letter on Health Extenders
    on December 09, 2013

    The Children's Partnership joined national advocates, health providers, and consumers on a letter to the Ways and Means and Finance Committee members to express strong support for including the following programs in any year-end health extenders package: the Qualified Individual (QI) program, the Transitional Medical Assistance (TMA) program, and Express Lane Eligibility (ELE) as well as the state incentive payment provisions and funding for quality improvement in the Children’s Health Insurance Reauthorization Act (CHIPRA). Download the full letter here

  • Support Letter Urges Governor to Sign SB 970 (de Leon)
    on September 08, 2012

    The Children's Partnership submitted a letter to Governor Brown, urging his signature of SB 970 (de Leon).  SB 970 would integrate the process of applying for health coverage with public programs such as CalFresh and CalWORKS. 

Presentations on Family-Friendly Enrollment

  • California's Experience Designing a Streamlined User-Friendly Enrollment System
    on January 19, 2012

    Kristen Golden Testa, Health Director
    Health Action 2012 Families USA, Washington DC
    January 19, 2012

    Download the Power Point