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100% Campaign Overview

  1. 1. <ul><li>A community partnership to link every uninsured child with affordable health coverage through Texas schools </li></ul>The 100% Campaign
  2. 2. Why Texas? <ul><li>1.5 million children are uninsured </li></ul><ul><li>~230,000 undocumented </li></ul><ul><li>~500,000 live in families above 200%FPL . </li></ul><ul><li>750,000 are eligible for but not enrolled in CHIP or Children’s Medicaid. </li></ul><ul><li>. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Why school-based outreach? <ul><li>22% of Texas children are uninsured </li></ul><ul><li>Texas’ eligibility system has challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Confidentiality laws (i.e. HIPPA) </li></ul><ul><li>Uninsured children are 25% more likely to miss school </li></ul><ul><li>Schools can more easily track data on their students </li></ul>
  4. 4. History <ul><li>The Michael and Susan Dell Foundation (MSDF) insure  a  kid ® (iak) grants in 2002. </li></ul><ul><li>Rio Grande Valley project has been ongoing. </li></ul><ul><li>The project re-launched as the 100% Campaign in 2007. </li></ul><ul><li>Of the 40 grantees, CDF-Texas is one of the few that has sustained the initiative. </li></ul>
  5. 5. 100% Campaign <ul><li>A partnership with Texas school districts to systematically identify and link eligible uninsured children with the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and Children’s Medicaid. </li></ul><ul><li>* Two implementation models in 20 districts. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Commitment <ul><li>Children’s Defense Fund would: </li></ul><ul><li>Offer a rubric for implementation. </li></ul><ul><li>Provide training and ongoing technical assistance to appropriate staff. </li></ul><ul><li>The school district would: </li></ul><ul><li>Add the health insurance question to the school enrollment form. </li></ul><ul><li>Gain the buy-in of key administrators and the school board </li></ul><ul><li>Work with CDF to develop an implementation and sustainability plan. </li></ul><ul><li>Designate appropriate staff to implement the Campaign. </li></ul><ul><li>Track data to evaluate progress. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Ask the Question What type of medical insurance do you carry for this child?  CHIP  Medicaid  Private  None
  8. 8. Enter the Data HISD Region 2007-08 2008-09 North 2,391 4,528 Central 258 (began March ‘08) 2,849 West 3,930 3,097 East 6,903 7,515 South 3,714 4,831 All Regions: 17,196 22,820
  9. 9. Conduct the Outreach <ul><li>Houston ISD outreached to 32,440 children </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2,926 children received direct assistance applying, renewing or resolving barriers to the programs. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>nearly 8,500 did not qualify for coverage but were linked to alternative health resources. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Edinburg CISD went from having a 40% uninsured rate in 2005 to 22.3% in 2008. The District currently has a 98% attendance rate . </li></ul><ul><li>15 school districts in the Rio Grande Valley assist an average of 1,400 children to apply every month . </li></ul>
  10. 10. Business Partnerships 1300 children assisted in one day in Southeast TX 18 city-wide enrollment drives, assisting 23,000 children 100 statewide bilingual billboards
  11. 11. Outreach Challenges <ul><li>Smaller districts vs. larger districts </li></ul><ul><li>Adding the health insurance question </li></ul><ul><li>Student mobility </li></ul><ul><li>Urban myths </li></ul><ul><li>Unforeseen incidents </li></ul>
  12. 12. Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (CHIPRA) Outreach and Enrollment Grant <ul><li>Outreach grant awarded to the Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA) to implement the 100% Campaign into 8 target school districts: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Corpus Christi ISD </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hidalgo ISD </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Houston ISD </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>McAllen ISD </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pharr San Juan Alamo ISD </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>San Antonio ISD </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Valley View ISD </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Harlingen CISD </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. CHIPRA Goals <ul><li>Identify and assist 25% of FRL student population </li></ul><ul><li>Emphasize and assist families with renewal and troubleshooting processes </li></ul><ul><li>Track and report data on outreach </li></ul><ul><li>Sustain the initiative within each District by the end of Year 2 </li></ul>
  14. 14. Endorsements
  15. 15. <ul><li>Questions </li></ul>Kelli King-Jackson Texas Director of Outreach 4500 Bissonnet, Suite 260 Bellaire, Texas 77401 T: 713-664-4080 F: 713-664-1975 [email_address] Children’s Defense Fund – Texas www.cdftexas.org

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