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Publication Year: 2013

The State Health Access Reform Evaluation (SHARE) is a National Program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) created to support the evaluation of health policy reform at the state level and develop an evidence-based resource to tinform health reform efforts in the future.  SHARE has awarded 33 grants since its inception. This document provides an overview of these grants, with a primary focus on the most recent round of funding, which was awarded in 2012.

Publication Year: 2013

SHADAC and SHARE Newsletter, October 3, 2013

Publication Year: 2012

This brief highlights key findings from the SHARE-sponsored project led by David Idala, Director of Medicaid Policy Studies at The Hilltop Institute (University of Maryland, Baltimore County).  The project evaluated the implementation of Maryland's Kids First initiative, through which the state aimed to identify and enroll uninsured children who were eligible for Medicaid or CHIP coverage.  The goel of the Hilltop evaluation was to glean lessons for not just Maryland but also for other states considering similar outreach and enrollment efforts.  The brief describes the factors that facilitated Kids First as well as the key challenges that Maryland faced as it implemented the initiative.

Publication Year: 2012

This presentation of SHARE-funded research was given by Urban Institute Senior Fellow, Ian Hill, M.P.A., M.S.W.,  at the 2012 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting in Orlando, FL, on June 23, 2012. The analysis looks at the Federal policy that facilitated Louisiana's use of Express-Lane Eligibility (ELE) and at Louisiana's approach to, and success with, the strategy.  Based on their findings, the authors provide a number of lessons for other states considering an ELE approach.

Publication Year: 2012

This report, from SHARE grantee Stan Dorn of the Urban Institute, details findings from an analysis of Louisiana's landmark used of automated Medicaid enrollment via Express Lane Eligibility (ELE), a strategy authorized by the Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 (CHIPRA).  Under this initiative Louisiana automatically enrolled children into Medicaid based on data matches indicating eligibility for the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).  Dorn and his co-authors analyze the impact of ELE on several outcomes including enrollment, coverage, administrative costs, and administrative efficiency, offering a number of lessons for other states considering the use of ELE for public program eligiblity determination.