Organizations, navigators and others helping to enroll families in health insurance play an important role connecting eligible, but unenrolled children who need health care coverage, to Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). And while enrollment in these programs is open year-round, some families may learn about their eligibility during Marketplace Open Enrollment – as this is a time of the year when attention to health coverage is high. Experts involved in recent Marketplace campaigns discussed strategies to promote Medicaid and CHIP during the Marketplace Open Enrollment period.
IMPORTANT: Look for your child’s Medicaid or CHIP renewal in the mail, complete it and mail it back immediately. They may be covered even if you’re not! Every child currently covered by Medicaid or CHIP will need to go through a renewal process within the next several months. Keep your child covered and healthy. Complete the renewal as soon as you get it in the mail! Go to Medicaid.gov/renewals to find contact information for your state Medicaid office.