ACA Enrollment & Foster Youth Update May 2013 (pdf)
The ACA protects patients and will bring health care coverage to millions of currently uninsured people. In honor of National Foster Care Month, we focus on the benefits for one particular underserved population: foster youth. Our recent Huffington Post blog highlights the obligation that states have to help former foster youth get and keep health coverage, beginning January 1, 2014. With this change, foster youth will get coverage to age 26, just like other young adults currently get through their parents' coverage.
In addition, we wanted to point out some useful resources to help states implement the foster care Medicaid expansion: