May 6, 2009
This evaluation, led by Judith Woodridge of Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. (MPR), looks at an initiative designed and funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to establish state-based consumer health advocacy networks.
March 25, 2013
Program Results Report
Researchers at the Hilltop Institute evaluated the implementation of Maryland’s tax-based outreach initiative, the Kids First Act, and how well the state achieved its goal of identifying and enrolling uninsured children eligible for Medicaid or CHIP.
September 22, 2014
Many health insurance companies, transitioning to new plans and marketplaces under the Affordable Care Act, offer narrower provider networks. Researchers assessed the changes and its effects on regulatory oversight in six states.
January 1, 2011
Innovative techniques to identify children eligible for Medicaid and CHIP.
February 5, 2008
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and David and Lucile Packard Foundation announce new projects supporting state reforms to cover uninsured children and families.
July 23, 2009
How should nonprofit health care providers be expected to benefit the communities that they serve? Maryland's program points the way for other states as a new federal law goes into effect in 2010.
September 1, 2009
Issue brief explores outreach effort under Maryland's Kids First Act and identifies lessons learned for other states.